Knowledge Checkup: Hepatitis C

Praveen K. Roy, MD


November 06, 2018

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 71 million people globally have chronic hepatitis C, with approximately 399,000 dying annually from this infection, primarily due to cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. Test yourself on both the basics and the latest information on this condition.


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