Tag Archives: HBV

Know The ABC’s of Hepatitis Prevention

Millions are currently living with viral hepatitis but many do not know they are infected, as individuals can live with the disease for decades without having symptoms…

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World Hepatitis Day: Are Your Teens Protected?

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver and is often caused by a virus. There¬†are several types of hepatitis viruses but in the US, the most common types are Hepatitis A, B, and C.¬†Millions are living with viral hepatitis but most do not know they are infected. People can live with chronic hepatitis for decades without having symptoms. Two vaccines are currently available to help prevent viral hepatitis in adolescents…

World Hepatitis Day: Prevent Hepatitis. Act Now!

Viral hepatitis is caused by five distinct hepatitis viruses: A, B, C, D, and E. Infection from these viruses causes acute and chronic liver disease and results in nearly 1.5 million deaths each year, mostly from hepatitis B and C.