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How can you prevent infection with hepatitis C?

There is no vaccine for Hepatitis C Chronic hepatitis C is currently a major public health problem worldwide. Hepatitis C has been compared like a ” time bomb”. World Health Organization estimates that about 180 million people, ie 3% of world population is infected with hepatitis C and of these, 130 million are chronic carriers of hepatitis C virus with high risk of developing cirrhosis or liver cancer. Acute hepatitis C virus infection is asymptomatic in 8 of 10 cases – that...