Weekly Special: A Basic Guide to Hepatitis B
Check out this comprehensive guide on the basics of hepatitis B.
HBV is a blood-borne virus. It enters the body through direct blood exposure and through sexual contact.
Fewer than 5% of adults infected with HBV become carriers and remain infected with HBV for longer than
six months. For people who are infected with HBV at birth or as young children, the risk of becoming a carrier
may be as high as 90%.
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