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Author Topic: Viral Hepatitis Burden Continues to Rise Globally  (Read 422 times)

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Viral Hepatitis Burden Continues to Rise Globally
« on: December 24, 2020, 10:50:35 am »
Over a period of 27 years, deaths from viral hepatitis have significantly risen, report researchers in a study published in the Journal of Viral Hepatitis.

Viral hepatitis presents as liver inflammation caused by hepatitis viruses A, B, C, D and E. While all these viruses can cause acute hepatitis, hep B and hep C can also cause chronic infection, resulting in progressive liver fibrosis, cirrhosis and a higher likelihood of developing liver cancer. Hepatitis D occurs only in conjunction with hep B.

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https://www.hepmag.com/article/viral-hepatitis-burden-continues-rise-globally

 


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