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World Hepatitis Day, July 28

The World Health Assembly and the President of the United States designated July 28th as World Hepatitis Day in 2011. Organizations around the world hope to raise awareness of the problem and provide education to help prevent and control the spread of hepatitis.

Perspective

K. M. De Cock et al.
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Strong public health institutions and networks are needed to address evolving challenges.

Research

M. Petrignani et al.
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Routine typing of virus from serum from reported patients is useful for detection of foodborne outbreaks.

S. A. Baylis et al.
P. Liu et al.
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Cross-species transmission indicates that this virus may also infect humans.

J. B. Lack et al.
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Rodents infected with this virus may be a serious threat to public health.

J. Izopet et al.
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The host range of HEV in Europe is expanding, and zoonotic transmission of HEV from rabbits is possible.

I. Di Bartolo et al.
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Processing does not substantially abate endogenous virus.

CME

P. N. Goldwater
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Cases provide a stimulus to alert reception countries to a possible problem.

J. Drobeniuc et al.
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Clinicians should consider this virus in the differential diagnosis of hepatitis, regardless of patient travel history.

Dispatches

L. Birke et al.
T. Li et al.
I. Hsu and H. Tsai
J. S. Krog et al.
R. Mahajan et al.
X. Dai et al.
B. He et al.
D. B. Smith et al.
A. Berto et al.
T. Li et al.
A. R. Garbuglia et al.
A. Berto et al.
P. Colson et al.
K. Bányai et al.

Letters

J. S. Halliday et al.
A. Belbezier et al.
S. Midgley et al.
S. Mirazo et al.
M. T. Giordani et al.
T. Li et al.
D. Guan et al.
J. A. Ahmed et al.
C. Crossan et al.
V. de Paula et al.
B. Payne et al.
J. Bouscaillou et al.
V. Raj et al.

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