Ways to Spread the Word Regarding World Hepatitis Day

World Hepatitis Day is celebrated every year to create awareness among the masses regarding Hepatitis. Hepatitis is an inflammation of the lungs that can cause severe lung diseases and hepatocellular cancer. This year, the theme for World Hepatitis Day was, “Hepatitis can’s wait”. Read this article to find out some of the sayings by notable personalities on World Hepatitis Day.

“There is a growing need to make people aware of the severity of the disease in the region. People need to be extra careful, as it is one of the regions where infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) is common.” – Dr. RS Verma

“On the occasion of World Hepatitis Day, let us promise that we will never neglect our health and never let anyone else neglect it as well.”

“If you want to give someone anything, give them your love and not hepatitis. Stay safe and stay healthy. Warm wishes on World Hepatitis Day.”

“You can make a lot of difference by taking some precautions and by being aware of hepatitis. Wishing everyone a very Happy World Hepatitis Day.”

“Childhood vaccines are one of the great triumphs of modern medicine. Indeed, parents whose children are vaccinated no longer have to worry about their child’s death or disability from whooping cough, polio, diphtheria, hepatitis, or a host of other infections.” – Ezekiel Emanuel

“There has been a treatment for hepatitis C, but the treatment has not been overwhelmingly effective number 1. And number 2, it has had considerable toxicity.” – Anthony S

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“Hepatitis C was a devastating disease but because fundamental research was done in hepatitis C, it is now curable. It is now absolutely curable with new medications. So this is transformative.” – Laurie Glimcher

“I love Fear Factor, but I think they’re running out of fears. It’s only a matter of time before they’re sitting around doing shots of Hepatitis C.” – Dave Attell

“I don’t want to be defined by being the founder of the Body Shop, and I don’t want to be defined as a woman suffering from Hepatitis C. There’s more to my life than that.” – Anita Roddick

“People are reticent to give a newborn the hepatitis B vaccine and often delay it.” – Paul A. Offit

“There are many different causes of the scarring. Viruses are common. Hepatitis B, hepatitis C, what we call autoimmune diseases where the body attacks the liver itself such as primary biliary cirrhosis is an autoimmune disease; sclerosing cholangitis is an autoimmune disease; and so those diseases where the liver is being destroyed by either the virus or an autoimmune disease, it can only scar, and why it doesn’t regenerate has to do with the fact that there is this ongoing scar tissue that blocks that regeneration.” – John Roberts

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