Hepatitis is a public health concern globally.
Hepatitis viruses are serious infections that damage the liver. There is an urgent need to deal with increased Hepatitis B infections in Kenya.
Women’s immune systems mount a significantly stronger response against invaders.
Women have evolved to have stronger immunity than men. But this comes with downsides -
women are more likely to have autoimmune diseases due to their "reactive" immune systems.
Tens of thousands of Australians have been cured of Hepatitis C since March 2016.
Australia has been subsidising drugs to cure hepatitis C since March 2016. Unlike in many other countries, these are available to everyone with the disease and are much cheaper for our government.
Health centre in Sainte Dominique, Dakar, Senegal.
Viral hepatitis sheds light on key challenges faced by health system in Africa and how social and culture factors can help in prevention.
A woman is examined at a hepatitis ward in Uganda.
Ghana must urgently implement strategies to tackle the high burden of viral hepatitis if it's to fulfill global targets of eliminating the disease by 2030.
At over $1,300 a pill, a cure for hepatitis C comes at a high price.
Combinations of two or three hepatitis C virus direct-acting antiviral drugs taken for 8-24 weeks can cure more than 90% of people treated.
The thing all five viruses have in common is they can cause mild to very severe liver damage.
Hepatitis A, B, C, D and E are very different viruses. Hepatitis A is genetically closer to the common cold than it is to hepatitis B. Hepatitis C is closer to the virus that causes dengue fever.
Don’t give it to grandad.
Most people are aware of the benefits of breastmilk, but few are aware of the risks.