23 JULY 2014 ¦ MELBOURNE/GENEVA - On World Hepatitis Day, 28 July, WHO welcomes new progress in tackling one of the world's most serious diseases. Viral hepatitis — a group of infectious diseases known as hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E — affects millions of people worldwide, causing acute and chronic liver disease and killing close to 1.4 million people every year.

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