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World Hepatitis Day: What Local Health Departments Can Do to Address a Global Burden

Posted on July 28, 2016

Blog: National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)

World Hepatitis Day— today, July 28—brings awareness to the more than 400 million people across the globe who are infected with chronic viral hepatitis, including up to 150 million living with hepatitis C virus (HCV). In the United States, more than 3.5 million Americans—particularly baby boomers (those born between 1945 and 1965)—are living with HCV, making it the most common chronic […]

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