World Hepatitis Day

Picture courtesy World Hepatitis Day.

Picture courtesy World Hepatitis Day.

On July 28th is celebrated the World Hepatitis Day, an initiative created by WHO (World Health Organisation) to remember about the consequences of this viral illness which causes inflammation of the liver. Depending of the type of virus: A, B, C, D or E, the virulency or aggressiveness of the infection could be more or less dangerous for the patient. In any case, the measures to avoid the spreading of this sickness are based in good sanitation; being the contagion by not treated water one of the most common methods of spreading followed by the blood or human fluids transmission.

Actually, there are several NGOs working on the field to eradicate this bug and the goal is to arrive to 2030 with a 0 or almost 0 level of patients. How can you help? Share the following video and spread the word about how important is to follow a right hygiene. You can read more here or join for to help on the cause if you want. Good luck.

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