Fast Five Quiz: Are You Prepared to Confront Hepatitis C?

Vinod K. Dhawan, MD

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October 28, 2014

Hepatitis C is an infection caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV) that attacks the liver and leads to inflammation. The World Health Organization estimates that about 3% of the world's population has been infected with HCV and that more than 170 million individuals are chronic carriers who are at risk of developing liver cirrhosis and/or liver cancer. Do you know the symptoms, prognosis, and treatment for those confronting this condition?

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