According to a report published in The Lancet, Hepatitis is causing more deaths and sufferings when compared to other diseases.
The researchers came to this conclusion after examining data from the Global Burden of Disease study. The researchers tracked how much illness and disability viral hepatitis caused from 1990 to 2013.
The researchers found that Hepatitis A, B, C, D and E were responsible for 1.45 million deaths in 2013. This is an increase from 890,000 deaths recorded in 1990.