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Hepatitis B Outbreaking

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Hepatitis B commonly known as HBV is a spherical virus the best way to know if you've been infected with the hepatitis B virus is by the following symptoms
  • Abdominal pain, Dark urine,Fever,Joint pain,Loss of appetite,Nausea and vomiting,Weakness and fatigue,Yellowing of your skin and the whites of your eyes (jaundice). The only way that the virus can infect you if it enters the blood stream and makes it way to the liver where it then reproduces. Antiviral medications are the main treatments for the HBV virus
The most targeted ages are 25-44, the virus is passed through sexual contact or blood contact with a infected person. In 2009, about 38,000 people became infected with hepatitisB. Each year about 2,000 to 4,000 people die in the United States from cirrhosis or liver cancer caused by hepatitis B. babies are usually given 3 vaccination of Hepatitis B. This virus can lead to death also liver cancer if not treated properly