Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is one type of hepatitis – a liver disease- caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Hepatitis B spreads by contact with an infected person's blood, semen or other body fluid. An infected woman can give hepatitis B to her baby at birth.
What is Hepatitis B?

Hepatitis B is a viral infection of the liver that is spread when contact is made with blood or blood products from an infected individual.

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Transcriptomics analysis identifies thousands of viroid-like circular RNA molecules

Transcriptomics analysis identifies thousands of viroid-like circular RNA molecules

Phase I trial results from AdaptVac's COVID capsid virus-like particle vaccine

Phase I trial results from AdaptVac's COVID capsid virus-like particle vaccine

Oxford's Ebola vaccine candidate manufactured and shipped to Uganda in just 80 days

Oxford's Ebola vaccine candidate manufactured and shipped to Uganda in just 80 days

Exploring taste and smell dysfunction as strong predictors of SARS-CoV-2 infections

Exploring taste and smell dysfunction as strong predictors of SARS-CoV-2 infections

Researchers seek to reduce Chikungunya virus-caused joint pain with new drug

Researchers seek to reduce Chikungunya virus-caused joint pain with new drug

Whole genome sequencing helps construct the first blood virological profile of Chinese population

Whole genome sequencing helps construct the first blood virological profile of Chinese population

Hepatitis B virus haplotype number is a predictive marker of functional cure during antiviral therapies

Hepatitis B virus haplotype number is a predictive marker of functional cure during antiviral therapies

Could mRNA vaccines triumph over other viral infections in humans and domestic animals?

Could mRNA vaccines triumph over other viral infections in humans and domestic animals?

New AI blood testing technology detects more than 80% of liver cancers

New AI blood testing technology detects more than 80% of liver cancers

Third dose of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine offers cirrhosis patients strong protection against the virus

Third dose of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine offers cirrhosis patients strong protection against the virus

Three-dose regimen of HEPLISAV-B vaccine fully protects people living with HIV, data shows

Three-dose regimen of HEPLISAV-B vaccine fully protects people living with HIV, data shows

Three-dose course of the hepatitis B vaccine fully protects adults living with HIV

Three-dose course of the hepatitis B vaccine fully protects adults living with HIV

Recent innovations in infectious disease diagnostics

Recent innovations in infectious disease diagnostics

A rare case of Hashimoto encephalopathy after COVID vaccination

A rare case of Hashimoto encephalopathy after COVID vaccination

RNA-dependent RNA polymerase inhibitors in COVID-19 therapy

RNA-dependent RNA polymerase inhibitors in COVID-19 therapy

Chronic liver disease in COVID-19 patients

Chronic liver disease in COVID-19 patients

Global burden of liver cancer could rise by more than 55% by 2040, analysis reveals

Global burden of liver cancer could rise by more than 55% by 2040, analysis reveals

Small antiviral molecules termed assembly modulators show therapeutic efficacy against cancer

Small antiviral molecules termed assembly modulators show therapeutic efficacy against cancer

Molecular engineered low-cost highly effective RBD-based COVID vaccine

Molecular engineered low-cost highly effective RBD-based COVID vaccine

Altered T-cell response in hemodialysis patients following third COVID-19 vaccine dose

Altered T-cell response in hemodialysis patients following third COVID-19 vaccine dose