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Hepatitis A (formerly known as ''infectious hepatitis'') is an acute infectious disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV), which is most commonly transmitted by the fecal-oral route via contaminated food or drinking water.
Is Europe on track to end AIDS by 2020?

Is Europe on track to end AIDS by 2020?

ECDC and WHO release latest data on HIV epidemic in the European Region

ECDC and WHO release latest data on HIV epidemic in the European Region

First biosimilar approved by FDA for treatment of adult patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

First biosimilar approved by FDA for treatment of adult patients with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

HIV epidemic raging across Europe finds report

HIV epidemic raging across Europe finds report

First modeling system developed for testing age-specific human immune responses to vaccines

First modeling system developed for testing age-specific human immune responses to vaccines

Routine HCV testing in correctional facilities can best identify and treat disease, say researchers

Routine HCV testing in correctional facilities can best identify and treat disease, say researchers

FIND explores new diagnostic assays for confirmatory HCV diagnosis in community settings

FIND explores new diagnostic assays for confirmatory HCV diagnosis in community settings

Benefit-harm balance of hepatitis B and C screening is unclear due to lack of informative evidence

Benefit-harm balance of hepatitis B and C screening is unclear due to lack of informative evidence

NIH researchers shed light on causes of HBV-associated acute liver failure

NIH researchers shed light on causes of HBV-associated acute liver failure

Study shows new emerging role of osteopontin in HCV-related hepatocellular carcinoma

Study shows new emerging role of osteopontin in HCV-related hepatocellular carcinoma

Bfr organizes symposia for research on viruses and antimicrobial resistance in food chain

Bfr organizes symposia for research on viruses and antimicrobial resistance in food chain

New study to evaluate human immune system's response to influenza

New study to evaluate human immune system's response to influenza

Study offers hope of early detection, treatment of liver cancer

Study offers hope of early detection, treatment of liver cancer

Research reveals high stability of hepatitis B viruses

Research reveals high stability of hepatitis B viruses

LKSOM and Hunter jointly receive $13.5 million grant from National Cancer Institute

LKSOM and Hunter jointly receive $13.5 million grant from National Cancer Institute

Researchers identify new potential target to inhibit progression of liver disease

Researchers identify new potential target to inhibit progression of liver disease

Researchers find improvement in liver transplant survival rate among older recipients

Researchers find improvement in liver transplant survival rate among older recipients

Map of human liver cells reveals molecular make-up of individual cells

Map of human liver cells reveals molecular make-up of individual cells

UT Southwestern biochemist receives 2019 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for innate immunity discovery

UT Southwestern biochemist receives 2019 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for innate immunity discovery

One-time universal screening recommended to tackle increase in hepatitis C

One-time universal screening recommended to tackle increase in hepatitis C