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# hepatitis - Friday 28 September, 2018

World's first human case of rat disease discovered in Hong Kong

Rat hepatitis E was found in a 56-year-old man who persistently produced abnormal liver function tests.

# hepatitis - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Man developed chronic hepatitis after drinking 4-5 energy drinks a day for 3 weeks

The 50-year-old said he had begun to use energy drinks due to his “labour-intensive workday”.

# hepatitis - Thursday 31 August, 2017

IBTS director hangs up phone after radio presenter asks about Hepatitis B case

It was announced yesterday that a patient in Ireland had contracted the virus from a blood transfusion.

# hepatitis - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

A patient in Ireland has contracted Hepatitis B from a blood transfusion

The Irish Blood Transfusion Board has tested 1.2 million donations for the infection.

# hepatitis - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Theresa May announces inquiry into Britain's contaminated blood scandal

Thousands of patients were given blood products infected with diseases.

# hepatitis - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Hepatitis A outbreak 'caused by fecal matter in swimming pool'

Five people, including three children, fell ill with the disease last year.

# hepatitis - Friday 15 July, 2016

The 'War On Drugs' is driving a global epidemic of HIV, TB and hepatitis

Major new study says jails hothouse infectious diseases, which are then passed on to the wider community.

# hepatitis - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

St James's Hospital to start testing all Emergency Department patients for HIV

It is hoped that as well as detecting new cases, people bring previously diagnosed patients back into care.

# hepatitis - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Australian woman banned from breastfeeding – because she has tattoos

She is locked in a custody dispute with the baby’s father.

# hepatitis - Friday 22 May, 2015

Reminder to be careful with frozen berries after three deaths in Swedish nursing home

An outbreak of norovirus in Sweden was linked to imported frozen berries.

# hepatitis - Monday 8 September, 2014

Be careful with frozen berries or you could get hepatitis, warns food watchdog

Got imported frozen berries? Boil ‘em before you eat ‘em.

# hepatitis - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Parents 'gobsmacked' after autistic son pricked by syringe on train Exclusive

The seven-year-old is now getting a course of shots against hepatitis B and C.

# hepatitis - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Column: Full, unimpeded access for all doctors is immediately needed in Syria

It is unacceptable that medical staff are being denied access to the world’s worst humanitarian crisis since the Cold War, writes Irish-Libyan doctor Dr Fatima Hamroush.

# hepatitis - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Norris received TCD disability pension because of Hepatitis diagnosis

David Norris confirms he received a disability pension from Trinity College, after being diagnosed with Hepatitis in 1994.