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New drugs work against the many strains of hepatitis C found in African countries – Medical Xpress

Around the world, 71 million people have been infected with the hepatitis C virus. The primary route of infection is through direct contact with another person’s…

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Around the world, 71 million people have been infected with the hepatitis C virus. The primary route of infection is through direct contact with another person’s blood. This means the virus can be transmitted in a number of ways, including intravenous drug use, tattooing, contaminated blood or blood products and surgical procedures.
Infection with this virus can lead to severe disease of the liver. Annually, there are about 400,000 deaths resulting from the effects of infection. If the body fails…

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