Published in Hepatitis Weekly, November 23rd, 1998
But as bleak as the short-term picture is, the 20-year outlook is even more daunting - hepatitis C virus (HCV)-related deaths are projected to almost quadruple by the year 2018 and the demand for liver transplants will be eight times higher than today.
"Physicians are overwhelmed by this virus already, yet we're not yet seeing a fraction of the real problem," Gary L. Davis of the University of Florida said in a presentation delivered at the 49th annual meeting of...
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