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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.
Deaths of Chinese children, adolescents from infectious diseases prior to COVID-19 found to be rare

Deaths of Chinese children, adolescents from infectious diseases prior to COVID-19 found to be rare

Putting an end to the pandemic

Putting an end to the pandemic

AI tool could accurately predict which COVID-19 patients will develop respiratory disease

AI tool could accurately predict which COVID-19 patients will develop respiratory disease

Addiction is ‘a disease of isolation’ — so pandemic puts recovery at risk

Addiction is ‘a disease of isolation’ — so pandemic puts recovery at risk

New test uses saliva sample to provide immediate hepatitis B diagnosis

New test uses saliva sample to provide immediate hepatitis B diagnosis

New research initiative to investigate multi-species response to novel coronavirus

New research initiative to investigate multi-species response to novel coronavirus

Research reveals rising rates of liver cancer

Research reveals rising rates of liver cancer

Was the novel coronavirus really sneaky in its spread to the U.S.? Experts say no

Was the novel coronavirus really sneaky in its spread to the U.S.? Experts say no

Low-dose aspirin linked to lower risk of hepatocellular carcinoma and liver-related mortality

Low-dose aspirin linked to lower risk of hepatocellular carcinoma and liver-related mortality

Researchers discover human protein that potently inhibits coronavirus

Researchers discover human protein that potently inhibits coronavirus

Liver fibrosis associated with one type of heart failure, regardless of HIV or hepatitis C status

Liver fibrosis associated with one type of heart failure, regardless of HIV or hepatitis C status

A joint effort to confront the challenges of rising antimicrobial resistance in Asia

A joint effort to confront the challenges of rising antimicrobial resistance in Asia

UT Extension leads new effort to combat opioid crisis in rural Tennessee

UT Extension leads new effort to combat opioid crisis in rural Tennessee

Updated USPSTF recommendations on hepatitis C screening

Updated USPSTF recommendations on hepatitis C screening

New direct-acting antiviral therapies effectively target Hepatitis C virus

New direct-acting antiviral therapies effectively target Hepatitis C virus

Drug for Ebola and MERS effective against COVID-19

Drug for Ebola and MERS effective against COVID-19

Trusting injection drug users with IV antibiotics at home: It can work

Trusting injection drug users with IV antibiotics at home: It can work

Scientists developing a combined vaccine to fight most malignant brain tumor

Scientists developing a combined vaccine to fight most malignant brain tumor

Prolonged exposure to a pair of antioxidant proteins may fuel liver enlargement

Prolonged exposure to a pair of antioxidant proteins may fuel liver enlargement

Columbia teams receive $2.1 million grant to find potential antiviral drugs for 2019-nCoV

Columbia teams receive $2.1 million grant to find potential antiviral drugs for 2019-nCoV