About Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)

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All individuals born between 1945 and 1965 should have a one-time screening test for Hepatitis C. Ask your primary care doctor about this today!

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Hepatitis C is a silent disease. More than 75% of people who are infected with hepatitis C do not know they have the disease since they do not show any symptoms.

HCV is now curable! There is no vaccine that can prevent HCV, but there are very effective medications to treat it.

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Hepatitis C kills more Americans than any other infectious disease. Deaths related to hepatitis C now exceed the deaths related to HIV. Four hundred thousand Texans and three million adults in the US are infected with hepatitis C.

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Hepatitis C is an infection spread through blood-to-blood contact that can cause liver damage, disease, and cancer.