Viral Hepatitis A and E

Viral hepatitis is an infection that mainly causes liver inflammation and damage. Immunity Hepatitis A is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis A virus and this virus causes only acute infection and typically gets better without treatment after a few weeks. It spreads through contact with an infected person’s stool. You can protect yourself by getting the hepatitis A vaccine. Hepatitis E is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis E virus and it is spread by drinking water contaminated by an infected person’s stool. You can protect yourself from hepatitis B by getting the hepatitis B vaccine. Hepatitis A and E are enterically transmitted diseases which share several common features such as no chronic carrier state for these two infections, faecal–oral route of transmission.