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Brote de viruela símica o del mono en el 2022 en los Estados Unidos

Los CDC actualizarán las páginas web con el término "mpox" para reducir el estigma y otros inconvenientes asociados a la terminología anterior. Este cambio responde a la reciente decisión de la Organización Mundial de la Salud sobre el tema.

Recursos nacionales para las pruebas del VIH y ETS

What is viral hepatitis and should I be tested?

Viral Hepatitis refers to a group of viral infections that affect the liver. The most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C.Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C are diseases caused by three different viruses. Although each can cause similar symptoms, they have different modes of transmission and can affect the liver differently. Hepatitis A appears only as an acute or newly occurring infection and does not become chronic. People with Hepatitis A usually improve without treatment. Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C can also begin as acute infections, but in some people, the virus remains in the body, resulting in chronic disease and long-term liver problems. There are vaccines to prevent Hepatitis A and B; however, there is not one for Hepatitis C. Recommendations for testing depend on many different factors and on the type of hepatitis.