The term ‘hepatitis’
The term Hepatitis is not referring to a specific disease or virus but generally refers to an inflammation of the liver (greek ‘hepar’). Responsible for such a condition can be viruses (not just the ones referred to as Hepatitis A to E), poisoning or mechanic traumas. In this article I am referring to viral hepatitis.
Innocently pivoting my way through population statistics obtained from the German Federal Office of Statistics’s web-site – I made an eye-opening discovery – just as shocking as it was revealing of how it is going downhill with morals in this society!
The German Federal Office of Statistics (Statistisches Bundesamt Deutschland) maintains a web site called GENESIS which offers a huge amount of statistics available with a few mouse clicks. Unfortunately the web site is only offered in German language and a tad clumsy to use. But still, a wide variety of topics regarding German economics, society and politics is covered – which makes this source indispensable.