July 23, 2020

Hepatitis B story featuring Roger

Roger felt he was in good health because he was active, worked out regularly, and had regular medical checkups. After a physical, Roger was surprised to learn he had hepatitis B. He set about researching the disease, and discovered that he had been infected as a child. His family members also got tested and vaccinated to help prevent infection. Roger began taking medication and is now living healthier than ever.

Acquired from the Hepatitis B Foundation and StoryCenter

Share Your Story

Please share your story to help others understand more about the impact of vaccine-preventable diseases, drug-resistant infections, and other infectious diseases

Related Resources

DYK Hepatitis Can Be Prevented?
Public Service Announcements, Video

Did You Know Hepatitis B Can Be Prevented?

Animated public service announcement videos on the importance of preventing hepatitis B through vaccination

Learn More
Hepatitis story featuring John
Real Stories, Real People

John’s Story (Hepatitis)

John was diagnosed with hepatitis B when he was 16 years old but is living a full, adventurous life

Learn More
Hepatitis story featuring Jason
Real Stories, Real People

Jason’s Story (Hepatitis)

Jason who is infected with HIV, was also unexpectedly diagnosed with hepatitis B and now helps educate high school students about hepatitis B and HIV

Learn More