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U.S. hepatitis C infections increased by three times in five years

U.S. hepatitis C infections increased by three times in five years

The number of new infections caused by hepatitis C virus in the United States almost tripled between 2010 and 2015, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) underlined in its latest report.

According to the CDC report, new hepatitis C virus infections increased from 850 cases in 2010 to a whopping 2,436 cases in 2015, with the highest rates of infections among young people.

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