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Increasing Global Response To Viral Hepatitis Critical To Achieving Elimination, WHO Says

WHO: Close to 3 million people access hepatitis C cure
“On the eve of the World Hepatitis Summit in Brazil, WHO reports increasing global momentum in the response to viral hepatitis. A record three million people were able to obtain treatment for hepatitis C over the past two years, and 2.8 million more people embarked on lifelong treatment for hepatitis B in 2016. … The summit aims to encourage more countries to take decisive action to tackle hepatitis…” (10/31).

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