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Mohammad Nasim came up with the disclosure while answering a tabled starred question from SM Mustafa Rashedi (Khulna-4).

5.4 pc people infected with Hepatitis B virus: Minister

WT24 Desk

About 5.4 percent people of the country’s total population are currently affected by Hepatitis B virus, the Health Minister told parliament on Tuesday, UNB reports. Mohammad Nasim came up with the disclosure while answering a tabled starred question from SM Mustafa Rashedi (Khulna-4).

Hepatitis-A and E spread through water and food people take to survive in their daily life and Hepatitis B and C travel to human body when they receive infected blood or use infected syringes.

The Health Minister said the government is planning to take steps to provide Hepatitis-B vaccine free of cost to people at hospitals aiming to make the country free from the disease.

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