Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, October 19th, 2003
Approximately 3.9 million Americans are infected with the hepatitis C virus, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The virus, which affects the liver, is spread through contact with human blood. Approximately 70% of infected patients suffer from chronic hepatitis C infection, which can cause cirrhosis and liver cancer. Hepatitis C is the leading indication...
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