Sandi's Crusade Against Hepatitis C was designed to support
of Hepatitis C sufferers everywhere. Let's work together to slay this dragon.
Online Hep C info and mutual support worldwide since 1997.
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Hep A is transferred through oral/fecal route.
You can get Hep B from blood and unprotected sexual contact.
There are vaccines for Hep A and Hep B. No vaccine for Hep C.
You can only get Hep C from blood-to-blood contact.
Hepatitis C is NOT spread by:
Sharing eating utensils or drinking glasses
Drinking from water fountains
Cooking or serving food or water
Casual contact or by swimming in pools
First officially identified in 1989, the
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) remains a major public health problem.
Globally an estimated 257 million people were living with HBV and 71 million with HCV in 2015.
Chronic carriers are at risk of developing cirrhosis, liver cancer, or need a liver transplant.
1.7 million adults were newly infected with HCV in 2015.
Viral hepatitis caused 1.34 million deaths in 2015.
Viral hepatitis kills more people globally than HIV/AIDS, TB or malaria.
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This site last updated June 12, 2018