No. Hepatitis B is not spread through touching or saliva. You can only get hepatitis B from infected blood or specific body fluids.  

Most people contract hepatitis B at birth or in early childhood. You can also get hepatitis B if you have sex without a condom or have unsafe medical procedures.

Learn more about hepatitis B


ASHM. (2019). What is hepatitis B. Retrieved from All Good.

Haggan, M. (2015, 07 28). The biggest myths about hepatitis B uncovered. Retrieved from AJP.

Updated 11 December 2020