Infectious

World Hepatitis Day — July 28, 2012

July 27, 2012
Thumbnail image for World Hepatitis Day — July 28, 2012

Tweet “Hepatitis” means swelling and inflammation of the liver. It is not a condition, but is often used to refer to a viral infection of the liver. There are seven types of hepatitis. In the U.S., the most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. Viral hepatitis can be caused by infections […]

Read the full article →

HIV Prevention

June 11, 2010
Thumbnail image for HIV Prevention

Tweet Many infected people are unaware of their HIV status and may unknowingly transmit the virus to others. Since this disease was first reported over 20 years ago, an estimated 944,000 people have developed AIDS in United States. An estimated of 55,000 new HIV infections occur in USA each year. It is known, based on […]

Read the full article →

World Hepatitis Day – May 19th

May 19, 2010
Thumbnail image for World Hepatitis Day – May 19th

Tweet During the month of May, CDC and other public health partners are celebrating the 15th anniversary of National Hepatitis Awareness Month and, on May 19th, World Hepatitis Day. World Hepatitis Day emphasizes the importance of testing for people who are at high risk, and is especially critical for those who have chronic viral hepatitis […]

Read the full article →