TravelVAX Vaccinations Clinic
More than 686,000 people die every year due to complications of Hepatitis B, including cirrhosis and liver cancer.
PERCUTANEOUS, MUCOSAL, SEXUAL
Person-to-person through close contact with someone infected with Hepatitis B, or their possessions, as well as intravenous drug use.
240 MILLION PEOPLE
An estimated 240 million people globally are chronically infected.
Jaundice, dark urine, extreme fatigue, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain.
Acute liver failure (which can result in death), cirrhosis of the liver, liver cancer.
Precautions against Hepatitis B, including safe injection techniques, safe sex practices, and vaccination, should be considered.
Practice safe injection and avoid needle-stick ‘risk’ situation, such as getting tattoos or body piercing.
Practice safer sex (including using condoms and minimizing the number of partners).
Avoid sharing personal items that could be infected with blood, such as toothbrushes and razors.