Latest hepatitis E Stories
The first systematic analysis of hepatitis E virus (HEV) transmission by blood components indicates that about 1 in 3000 donors in England have HEV in their plasma.
While the number of people being affected by an ongoing hepatitis A outbreak continues to grow, children have been largely spared, and routine vaccinations against the disease are being credited for that phenomenon.
Sovereign Health of California has seen a drastic increase in number of patients seeking treatment for heroin addiction.
New research funded by the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 20.1 million individuals were infected with hepatitis E virus (HEV) genotypes 1 and 2 across 9 world regions in 2005.
Rice University scientists have defined the structure -- down to the atomic level -- of a virus that causes juvenile diarrhea.
Groundbreaking data presented today demonstrates, for the first time, in vitro infection and replication of swine hepatitis E virus (HEV) in human hepatocytes.
Researchers at Rice University and their international colleagues have for the first time described the atomic structure of the protein shell that carries the genetic code of hepatitis E (HEV).