Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Viral hepatitis is liver inflammation due to a viral infection, which may be present in acute or chronic forms. Hepatitis caused by viral means is the prevalent cause of the disease. The most common causes of viral hepatitis are the five unrelated hepatotropic viruses Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis D, and Hepatitis E. In addition to the these, other viruses that can also cause hepatitis include Herpes simplex, Cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, or Yellow fever. Learn more about viral hepatitis, the many viruses that can cause it as well as tits transmission, symptoms, cures and vaccines of the deadly disease it causes in this book.