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Hepatitis B vaccition camp concludes

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  12 May 2015 12:00 AM GMT

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, May 11: Over 65 media persons with their spouses joined in a fresh Hepatitis B vaccition camp organized by Dispur Hospital at Guwahati Press Club on May 11. The camp started at 11 am and continued till 1 pm. According to experts, Hepatitis B virus affects the human liver and may cause liver cancer and liver cirrhosis. It can cause both acute and chronic infections. It is transmitted through blood and infected bodily fluids. Statistics reveal that over 750,000 people die of hepatitis B each year in the world. The second (and fil) dose of Hepatitis B vaccine will be given on June 11 at the Press Club starting from 11 am to 1 pm.

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