HFI Connect - Hepatitis
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Too many unaware they carry hepatitis C virus

Risk factors among hep C cases reported to the Health Department include tattoos, multiple sexual partners, intravenous drug use, and exposure through medical or dental procedures. Black men are at more risk than white men, and men are at more risk than women. About 50 to 75 percent of the people infected nationwide are unaware of it, and hepatitis now kills more people than HIV.

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