“Hepatitis: Think Again” is the motto for the world campaign for the World Hepatitis Day on July 28th. It’s estimated that in Portugal there are 150 thousand individuals with Hepatitis C.
Patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are significant users of healthcare services in the United States, according to research published in the online edition of Clinical Infectious Diseases. Between 2001 and 2010, inpatient care alone for these patients cost $15 billion. Use was highest and increasing among people in the “baby boomer” generation.