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Posted on: May 9, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Hepatitis C

Every year around the country 15,000 people die from Hepatitis C and many don't even know that they have it.  Today, Hep C is most commonly spread by IV drug use.  Prior to 1992, when widespread screening of the blood supply began, Hep C was also commonly spread through blood transfusions and organ transplants.

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