European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
An agency of the European Union
Suggested citation: European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Disease name. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report
for 2020. Stockholm: ECDC; 2022.
In 2020, 29 EU/EEA countries reported 4 397 cases of hepatitis A.
Hepatitis A is an acute infectious disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis A virus, a small, non-enveloped hepatotropic virus classified in the genus Hepatovirus within the family Picornaviridae.