Do Not Underestimate The Fatigue

Hepatitis B is one of the highest virus transmission in the world. It is estimated that approximately 350-400 million people suffer from chronic hepatitis B, resulting in higher chance of getting cirrhosis (hardening of the liver), liver failure and liver cancer.

Quoted from Roche Indonesia, hepatitis B is estimated one million people die every year due to Hepatitis B, causes this disease ranks 10th in the world's deadly diseases.

Hepatitis B is highly infectious - 50 to 100 times more infectious than HIV. The virus is found in body fluids of infected people (in the blood, sweat, tears, breast milk and semen).

This virus can be transmitted from mother to infant during childbirth, through unprotected intercourse, or through blood contact that may occur during the use of needles, tools. razors and toothbrushes together. Similarly, the hepatitis C virus, Hepatitis B virus can survive up to a week outside the body.

Hepatitis B is a viral infection that most often occurs in the world, and is the type of viral hepatitis are the most widely spread.

As many as two billion people worldwide are infected with hepatitis B. Nearly 350 million people living with chronic hepatitis B or long-term infection, and those at high risk for liver damage.

Forty percent of people who suffer from chronic hepatitis B will have advanced liver disease. Hepatitis B is endemic in China and part of other Asian countries where 80-10% of the adult population suffering from chronic hepatitis B.

Approximately 500,000 to 1.2 million people die each year because of serious liver disease caused by chronic hepatitis B infection, which put him in position ten causes of death in the world.

The symptoms appear in about 70 percent of adults infected with Hepatitis B. The symptoms may not begin until several months after the person is infected. Fatigue is one of them.