‘Silent killer’ Hepatitis is 3rd leading sexually

  • Published on: Jul 27, 2021 - 4:14 PM
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‘Silent killer’ Hepatitis is 3rd leading sexually Because it is not commonly known, Hepatitis clouds itself as a silent killer in being the third leading sexually transmitted infection (STI) in Guyana outside of HIV/AIDS. Dr. Keisha Chin, the National STI Coordinator at the National Aids Programme (NAPS), in providing statistics on Tuesday revealed that almost 17% of all the STI cases logged at NAPS in 2019 belong to the Hepatitis B class. But what really is Hepatitis? In an interview with the News Room, Dr. Chin explained that the name refers to an inflammatory condition of the liver commonly caused by a viral infection, but there are other …
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