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    World Hepatitis Day 2021

    08:31AM, 28 July, 2021

    World Hepatitis Day 2021 - Hepatitis Can't Wait.

    What you need to know about Hepatitis :

    - Viral hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver that causes severe liver disease and hepatocellular cancer.
    - With a person dying every 30 seconds from a hepatitis related illness – even in the current COVID-19 crisis – we can’t wait to act on viral hepatitis.
    - There are five main strains of the hepatitis virus – A, B, C, D and E.
    - Together, hepatitis B and C are the most common which result in 1.1 million deaths and 3 million new infections per year.


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