Hepatitis C


It attacks the liver which is in the digestive system and leads to inflammation. It is transmitted by blood


The people who are most at risk are people who have had blood transfusions, organ donations, or people that work around blood products. Health Care personnel are also at risk


The symptoms are fever, fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite, and yellowing of eyes and skin. It can also cause bleeding, bloating and fluid in your abdomen.


The virus can be found in hospitals or anywhere where blood transfusions happen.

Ways to Defend

You can defend yourself by not sharing needles and by avoiding direct exposure to blood. If you do get infected though, you can take an antiviral drug or get a liver transplantation.