Hepatitis outbreak is traced to contaminated needles and barber shop razors


Intravenous news: The BMJ report “A village in the Ernakulam district in Kerala, India, has experienced a serious outbreak of hepatitis B virus, which has been traced to injections with contaminated needles and transmission in barber shops. The origins of the outbreak were discovered after the local government commissioned a private firm, the Manipal Centre for Virus Research (MCVR), to carry out a disease mapping and risk factor study.”

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