Hepatitis Awareness Month and National Hepatitis Testing Day- May 2014

In the United States, May is Hepatitis Awareness Month, and May 19 is National Hepatitis Testing Day. Although care and treatment can be life-saving, many of the estimated 800,000 to 1.4 million persons living with hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and the estimated 3 million persons living with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are unaware of their infection and are not receiving necessary care and treatment (1).

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  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Date Syndication Captured: Thursday, May 08, 2014 at 08:55 PM
  • Date Syndication Updated: Monday, May 23, 2016 at 10:42 PM


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