Which virus poses the greatest threat to mankind? You might think it is HIV, SARS, or even the Bird Flu, But the reality is the Hepatitis B Virus (HBV). Approximately 1 in 10 Asians is infected with Hepatitis B Virus, and one fourth of them will die of Liver Cancer and Cirrhosis. Till now, Hepatitis B is still incurable. However, we can give our newborns a gift of life, the 3-shot Hepatitis B Vaccine, and to show our care and respect to every Hepatitis B patients.
Do you know that HBV is transmittable through blood?
Do you know that over 50% of liver cancer are caused by the HBV?
Do you know that HBV is not transmitted by sharing food?
Do you know that HBV is not transmitted through hug and kiss?
Do you know that HBV carriers need to get health check-ups regularly?
Do you know that HBV carriers can work and study normally?
Do you know the differences amongst HBV, HAV adn HCV?
Do you know that the Jade Ribbon symbolizes fight against HBV?
Do you know that 28th July is World Hepatitis Day?
We want to tell you so much more…
Know the risk, stop the spread. Let us fight against Hepatitis B together.
This is hepatitis…Know it. Confront it.
Stanford Asian Liver Center PSA for World Hepatitis Day 2013.
Special thanks to Milk tea girl Zhang Zetian.