How contagious is viral hepatitis?

Viral hepatitis is an inflammatory disease of the liver that can be caused by different viruses, such as hepatitis A, B, C, D and E viruses. These viruses can severely affect liver health and, in some cases, lead to long-term complications such as liver cirrhosis and liver cancer. In this article, we will address the contagiousness of hepatitis, how it is transmitted and the importance of prevention.

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Liver and overall health

Explore the vital role of the liver in digestion, detoxification, immune function and overall health, understanding its functions and implications for maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Hepatic Complications

Explore the liver’s functions and learn to identify and manage complications. Discover modern treatments to preserve liver health and your overall well-being.

World Transplant Day: A Gift That Transforms Lives

A healthy organ from a living donor can transform the life of someone in need. World Transplant Day reminds us of the importance of living-donor organ donation, especially for liver transplantation, which offers a second chance to people with severe liver diseases.



Génesis is 3 years old and was born in Costa Rica with a congenital liver disease.


Elías is a young adolescent with an advanced liver disease.


Jin received a segment of his father´s liver in May 2015.


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