Hepatitis B and C - India

Health officials in the Moga District have detected as many as 142 persons infected with Hepatitis B and C viruses. The most affected villages include Samadh Bhai, Samalsar, Marhi Mustafa and Patto Hira Singh. Additional cases have also been found in 10 other villages in this area.

Persons travelling in this area should be aware of the risk of acquiring these viruses. 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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