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Hepatitis C is testing us. We will not fail.

Early detection of hepatitis C is essential.

You may know hepatitis C (HCV) is a serious disease that can damage the liver and lead to liver cancer.

But did you know that most people with HCV don’t know they are infected?

As many as 80 percent of people with an acute HCV infection have zero symptoms, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), though most will progress to chronic Hepatitis C infection.

Because so many living with HCV show so few signs of an infection, the condition may go unnoticed for decades, often until permanent damage has been done to the liver.

How can you detect a virus that rarely, outwardly shows its face?

It all starts with diagnostic tools that pinpoint the disease early.

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