10 Ways To Prevent Spreading Hepatitis C
People with hepatitis C often worry about passing the virus on to loved ones unknowingly, especially if they’ve just been diagnosed. Contrary to popular belief, it takes a lot for someone to catch hepatitis C. For the record, you can only catch the virus through blood – not through coughing, sneezing, kissing, hugging, shaking hands, sharing eating utensils, etc. In other words, everyday contact is pretty risk-free; however, since hepatitis C is a virus that can be transmitted through blood, it’s important to follow the necessary precautions. Here are 10 tips from the American Liver Foundation to help protect yourself and others.