Citizens Urged For Hepatitis Screening

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MUZAFFARGARH, (Muzaffargarh.City – 22nd May, 2017 ) : District Headquarters Hospital, Muzaffargarh, Medical Superintendent Dr Iqbal Monday urged the citizens to undergo screening process for Hepatitis as the government is providing free of charge screening and treatment facilities in the hospitals.

Talking to APP here Monday, he said that Hepatitis was spreading speedily in the world and nearly 700,000 patients were dying annually of this disease, as most of the people did not avail treatment from medical experts.

Drug-addicts are more victim of the disease because they used non-sterlized syringes, he added. Apparently, Hepatitis victims remained fit during initial stages but at later stage, they felt complications.

He urged citizens to undergo screening process so that Hepatitis could be avoided or cured properly. Free of charge vaccine is available for citizens at the hospitals, he said and added that patients would be registered and medicines would be given at their door steps through courier service.