Health officials in Nevada urged Filipino residents to get screened for Hepatitis B through its ongoing campaign.
Health researchers said that one out of ten Pinoys are probably infected with the Hepatitis-B virus, which is considered a silent killer.
People infected with this virus may develop liver cirrhosis or pancreatic cancer.
Sixty one-year-old Nonnie Mediarito, a retired U.S. service man, found out that he was Hepatitis B-positive in 2000.
“ Hepatitis B can hit anyone, regardless of their gender, race, rich or poor,” said Mediarito Read More..