Hepatitis C Prevention Strategies

 

malaysia and hepatitis c and hepatitis c treatments

  • Malaysia accounts for 95% of all new HIV infections in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • There is no vaccine to prevent hepatitis C infection.
  • HCV or hepatitis C can be transmitted mostly through infected blood.
  • Many drug addicts that use intravenous drugs often time share needles, thus spreading the infection of hepatitis C and sometimes HIV.
  • Tattoos are now playing an increasing part of transmission of hepatitis C, due to the popularity amongst the younger generation.