What We Learned About Hepatitis C in 2015

DECEMBER 28, 2015
Caitlyn Fitzpatrick
Over the past year, researchers have dug deeper into uncovering novel approaches to hepatitis C testing, treatment, and comorbidities and have made some great discoveries.

About 75% to 85% of patients with acute hepatitis C will develop the chronic condition, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Most people contract the disease from sharing needles to inject drugs; however, blood transfusions and sexual contact are also routes for transmission.

Read on to catch up on the key hepatitis C findings from 2015, and stay up-to-date with the MD Magazine Hepatitis C condition center.
 


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