Tag Archives: Hepatitis

How is the hepatitis C-like hepacivirus of horses transmitted?

In 2011, a new virus was identified in dogs that were suffering from respiratory disease. Analysis revealed that this virus – at the time named canine hepacivirus (CHV) – was the closest known relative of the human virus hepatitis C … Continue reading

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World Hepatitis Day

28 July is World Hepatitis Day, which aims to promote better awareness and understanding of viral hepatitis, and ultimately seeks a world free from the disease. Every year 1.4 million people die from viral hepatitis but many of these deaths could … Continue reading

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World Hepatitis Day 2014

Today is World Hepatitis Day, which is marked by the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise awareness of a disease that continues to claim millions of lives around the world every year. Predominantly a viral disease, hepatitis is primarily characterised … Continue reading

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