5 Main Liver Viruses that Potentially Threaten Your Life



When eating on the streets, in seemly unsanitary restaurants, or in the tourist areas, are you ever worried about getting infected with pathogens that trigger the liver disease hepatitis? In fact, hepatitis is a much common illness; in many countries and regions, hepatitis has become an epidemic. It’s very necessary to get a comprehensive understanding of this infectious disease so that you can know how to prevent yourself from getting infected and how to deal with or live with it if you are already infected.

Five main hepatitis viruses

Hepatitis, or inflammation of the liver, is most commonly caused by viruses, although many other things also cause this condition (such as excessive alcohol consumption, certain drugs, toxic chemicals, autoimmune diseases, and other infections). Generally, there are 5 main viruses that trigger viruses: types A, B, C, D, and E. More specifically, these viruses include the hepatitis A virus (HAV), the …