Gadap, Pakistan - Heptitis B

Health authorities have reported that 103 (4%) of the 2,536 people screened for hepatitis B in Gadap Town were found to be infected with the Hepatitis B virus (HBV).

A 4% infection rate represents an intermediate level of hepatitis B infection in this population. Travellers to this area should be aware of the risk for HBV infection. Please refer to the GHNN Diseases Health Library for more information on exposure to and prevention of Hepatitis B.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Hepatitis B.

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