Liver foundation urging Canadians to get tested for hepatitis C

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Liver foundation urging Canadians to get tested for hepatitis C

Everyone should get tested for hepatitis C.

An estimated 250,000 Canadians have hepatitis C and the Canadian Liver Foundation is launching a new campaign to raise awareness about the disease.

According to the foundation, 44 per cent of Canadians with hepatitis C don’t even know they are infected.

It’s known as a silent liver disease because hepatitis C, which is caused by a virus, doesn’t produce any symptoms.

Read full article: Liver foundation urging Canadians to get tested for hepatitis C – Montreal | Globalnews.ca

Read Full Article: Liver foundation urging Canadians to get tested for hepatitis C – Montreal | Globalnews.ca

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