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A primer on hepatitis C

A primer on hepatitis C

In light of research out this week showing that hepatitis C virus now kills more Americans annually than HIV, this Time Healthland Q&A may be of interest. In it, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention’s John Ward, MD, discusses how it is spread, who is at risk and how it can be treated.

Previously:  For patients with advanced hepatitis C, benefits of new drugs outweigh costs, Drugs offer new hope for hepatitis C, Program examines hepatitis C, the “silent epidemic” and Hepatitis C virus’s Achilles heel

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