Special Needs Adoption: Focus on Hepatitis B
Today, July 28, is World Hepatitis Day. Statistics tell us that approximately one-third of people infected with hepatitis B worldwide live in China. It is therefore not surprising that Hepatitis B is a fairly common condition among orphaned children in China. Although hepatitis B is classified as an infectious disease and can therefore be quite frightening to people, many children live with this disease with very few side effects and grow up to live long and healthy lives as adults.
What is Hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is an infection of the liver that is caused by a virus. Read more.