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World Hepatitis Day: the missing millions

The message of this year’s World Hepatitis Day is ‘Find the missing millions’ which aims to focus attention on the fact that millions of people around the world have Hepatitis C without knowing they have the infection, and around 214,000 people in the UK are undiagnosed. Hepatitis C is a dangerous viral infection that is spread through contact with blood, so it is often transmitted by dirty needles by people who use intravenous drugs. But anyone is at risk, whether they come into contact with blood through their job in a healthcare setting, or just fail to check the hygiene

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