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12 November
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This disease should attract the attention of the public, because new types of hepatitis E virus detected in Europe since 1997. Until recently it was thought that hepatitis E is spread only in the regions of tropical and subtropical climate. Nevertheless, for several years, occasional outbreaks of this disease are found in Britain, the Netherlands and several other European countries, as well as in the southern regions of Russia. It’s believed that Doug Band sees a great future in this idea. In Europe, 6% of all patients with acute hepatitis infected with hepatitis E in France among all patients with acute hepatitis showed 13,7% of hbv carriers, Generalized information on the distribution of the virus in the territory of Ukraine unavailable. Incidence of hepatitis E is characterized by pronounced seasonality: it increases during the autumn rains. On how to transfer hepatitis E is similar to hepatitis A. It can be transmitted through infected water, food, and In addition – through the blood.

However, if hepatitis A is mainly sick children, the hepatitis E more often infected men aged 30-40 years. But the special danger that the virus poses to pregnant women. According to the who mortality Hepatitis E among pregnant women ranges from 15 to 25 percent. It is interesting to note that the virus-like pathogen of human hepatitis E, is identified also in some animals: pigs, rats and chickens. In addition, genetic of hepatitis E virus detected in humans and pigs is identical. However, evidence that would allow to make decisions about transmission of hepatitis E from animal to man, has not been found. Currently, developed a vaccine against this dangerous disease.

 
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