Be aware of the facts to help prevent hepatitis
Viral hepatitis is inflammation of the liver caused by a virus. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), it causes approximately 1.45 million deaths each year.
World Hepatitis Day is one of only four official disease-specific world health days. In 2010, WHO declared July 28 World Hepatitis Day.
There are five different hepatitis viruses: hepatitis A, B, C, D and E.