Hepatitis B is a serious life-threatening liver infection which is caused by the Hepatitis B Virus. It can be acute (short-term) for some, and chronic (last more than six months) for others.
Hepatitis C is a viral infection that causes liver inflammation, sometimes leading to serious liver damage over many years. Hepatitis C is one of the different types of hepatitis.
Viral hepatitis is a systematic disease with primary inflammation of the liver by any one of a heterogeneous group of hepatogenic viruses. Meanwhile, it is mostly asymptomatic. Hence, several millions of people with viral hepatitis are not aware of it.