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During the past ten years, several new hepatitis E viruses (HEVs) have been identiﬁed in various animal species. In parallel, the number of reports of indigenous hepatitis E in Western countries has increased as well, raising the question of what … Continue reading
Apart from H7N9, the big news last week was the report that Hepatitis A Virus cloaks itself in membranes hijacked from infected cells. Continue reading
Is an effective vaccine for hepatitis C virus getting closer? Continue reading
Viral hepatitis is mostly caused by five distinct viruses named hepatitis A–E. Despite their names, the five viruses are unrelated, with totally different genome structures and replication mechanisms. Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is responsible for endemic hepatitis as well as … Continue reading