Hong Kong health officials report investigating three cases of human infection of rat Hepatitis E virus (HEV). Two of the cases, men aged 81 and 67, are stable and did not require hospitalization. A third...

Here is a look at some interesting infectious disease and health news, opinion and research reported across the globe: Canada reports world’s first case of rat-to-human hepatitis E infection outside...

In a follow-up to a report on the second known human case of rat hepatitis E (HEV), Hong Kong officials report: The second patient was a 70-year-old retired female with underlying illnesses on immunosuppression....

In a follow-up on the first known human case of Rat hepatitis E virus (rat HEV) in the world, the South China Morning Post reports the 2nd human case in a 70-year-old Hong Kong woman. The Department...

Rat hepatitis E virus (rat HEV) was first discovered in 2010 and circulates in house rats (Rattus rattus) and sewer rats (Rattus norvegicus). It is very distantly related to human hepatitis E virus variants....

An affordable hepatitis C combination treatment including the new drug candidate ravidasvir has been shown to be safe and effective, with extremely high cure rates for patients, including hard-to-treat...

As the hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego continues to grow, 481 cases and 17 deaths at last count in the local outbreak, city officials say that they warned employees about the outbreak two times before...

In a follow-up on the hepatitis A outbreak in Portugal, Portugal has reported 280 confirmed cases of hepatitis A, out of a total of 327 reported since the beginning of the year, according to the latest...

Following the state’s first public health emergency declared in late March due to the HIV outbreak in Scott County, which had affected 170 people to date, State Health Commissioner Jerome Adams,...

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NEWS RELEASE A new hepatitis C vaccine has shown promising results in an early clinical trial at Oxford University, generating strong and broad immune responses against the virus causing the disease. The...