28 July, 2022
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ALL ABOUT HEPATITIS
Various types of hepatitis
It is an infectious disease of the liver that is caused by the Hepatitis A virus. It is acute and, in most cases, symptoms could not be recognized mainly in young people. Symptoms include vomiting, nausea, fever, severe abdominal pain, jaundice, and weakness.
it is an infectious disease caused by an infection with the Hepatitis B virus. It is contracted through flat tired wounds, contact with blood, saliva, and fluids of an infectious body. The symptoms include abdominal pain, fatigue, and jaundice.
It is an infection that is caused by the Hepatitis C virus in the liver. This can be transferred from needles that have been infected, at the time of birth, through the body fluids of an infected person, having sex with multiple partners specifically with HIV-infected persons.
It is one of the severe liver diseases that are caused by the virus Hepatitis D. It spreads from infected blood or the wound. Sometimes it might occur in conjunction with Hepatitis B.
This is a waterborne disease spread by the virus. It might be circulated through food, water, and contaminated blood. It can be either acute or chronic.
India steps to tackle
By 2025, to reduce new infections of hepatitis B and C by 50% and deaths from liver cancer by 40%, ensure that 60% of people living with hepatitis B and C are diagnosed and that half of those eligible receive the appropriate treatment following steps are needed In India:
To achieve the global target of eliminating viral hepatitis by 2030, governments across the world have to provide adequate funding to develop a robust mechanism that effectively fights this disease.
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