Patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are significant users of healthcare services in the United States, according to research published in the online edition of Clinical Infectious Diseases. Between 2001 and 2010, inpatient care alone for these patients cost $15 billion. Use was highest and increasing among people in the “baby boomer” generation.
“Hepatite: Pense de Novo” é o lema da campanha mundial do Dia Mundial das Hepatites que se assinala a 28 de Julho. Estima-se que em Portugal existam 150 mil pessoas com Hepatite C.