The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) reports that patient is a 73-year-old man with underlying illnesses, who presented with liver function derangement.
The Hong Kong Center for Health Protection is investigating three cases of rate hepatitis infection. The patients lived in different districts - Kowloon City, Southern and Tuen Mun.
This study showed that domestic pigs in Israel are infected with hepatitis E virus (HEV)-G3. The high HEV seropositivity of the farm workers together with the previous identification of this virus in human sewage suggests circulation to humans.
As of 23 November 2018, a total of 119 cases of acute jaundice syndrome were recorded, including two deaths. Of the 119 cases, 80 have been confirmed positive for hepatitis E virus infection.
At least four people lost their lives due to hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection in the last few months and thousands are still suffering from HEV in a large part of Chittagong city.
A second Hong Kong resident has been infected with the hepatitis E virus by a rat. The revelation comes after the city reported a similar case in late September.
Top microbiologist investigating the case says more time needed to understand why man was infected with virus previously found only in rats and ferrets.
This paper reviews the global and local epidemiology of hepatitis E and examines the public health measures in order to prevent and control the disease.
These Public Health England (PHE) guidelines cover the geography, transmission, presentation, and diagnosis of hepatitis E.
This factsheet provides an overview of the history, spread, virology, and presentation of hepatitis E.