HUFFINGTON POST: Recognizing Hepatitis around the World, 10/14/2014

October 14, 2014

Recognizing Hepatitis around the World

On July 30th, the White House and governments around the world observed World Hepatitis Day, raising awareness about a disease that affects many globally and in the United States. Currently, there are 5.3 million Americans living with viral hepatitis, a disease that does not display many symptoms initially, leading to it being termed the “silent killer.” Viral hepatitis highly impacts Asian American communities, with 1 in every 12 living with Hepatitis B. Another unfortunate statistic: the rate of Hepatitis C in …

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