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World Hepatitis Day

Today, only 1 in 20 people with hepatitis are aware of their diagnosis (insert infographic), with just 1 in 100 of the diagnosed being treated. Tomorrow, July 28th, around the world, Hepatitis will be at the forefront as The World Health Organization and other organizations recognize World Hepatitis Day. With the goal of increasing access to testing and treatment, organizations are encouraging us all to get to know Hepatitis. For more information on World Hepatitis Day and important information regarding Hepatitis, testing and treatment please visit http://www.who.int/who-campaigns/world-hepatitis-day/2018 .

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