How much you know about Hepatitis?

How much you know about Hepatitis?

  1. Today, the total number of people living with chronic hepatitis (B and C) is: Globally, 350,000,000 people have chronic hepatitis B or C infection.
  2. The long-term consequences of chronic hepatitis could be: A significant number of those who are chronically infected will develop liver cirrhosis or liver cancer and eventually, liver failure.
  3. People who are at a higher risk of contracting or transmitting hepatitis B or C virus are: Hepatitis B, and C, is most commonly spread through unprotected sex, drug injection, and unsafe medical practices.
  4. What percentage of people living with hepatitis KNOW they are infected?: Less than 5% of people who are infected with hepatitis virus know they are infected.
  5. What percent of people can be cured of hepatitis C? :  More than 90% of people can be cured of hepatitis C if they complete a 12-week course of treatment.


Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: May 4, 2022

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