Yes. People living with hepatitis B or hepatitis C appear to be at increased risk for poorer outcomes if they get COVID-19. It is therefore important that people living with hepatitis B and/or hepatitis C get vaccinated against COVID-19.1


  1. (2021, March 16). AASLD expert panel consensus statement: vaccines to prevent COVID-19 in patients with liver disease. Available from:

Updated 14 July 2021