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.
Rodents infected with this virus may be a serious threat to public health.
The host range of HEV in Europe is expanding, and zoonotic transmission of HEV from rabbits is possible.
Processing does not substantially abate endogenous virus.