Published in AIDS Weekly, April 24th, 1995
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infects about 200,000 people in the United States each year. Seventy-90 percent of these infections become chronic, thus 140,000 to 180,000 Americans become chronic carriers annually. These chronic infections carry a high risk of development of cirrhosis and liver cancer which appear later in life.
It is estimated by...
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