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Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)

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Hepatitis C (HCV) is a bloodborne virus that causes inflammation and damage to the liver and is a leading cause of liver cancer. An estimated 200,000-220,000 people live with chronic hepatitis C in Australia. New hepatitis C treatments are simple, safe, and highly effective.

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Prior to March 2016, hepatitis C treatment involved weekly injections and oral medications that were known to bring on unwanted side effects and health complications. Today, chronic hepatitis C is curable with oral medications taken daily for two to six months.

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Brittany Morton
04 Oct 2021
Easy to read. Quality resources.
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Robyn
30 May 2020
Very informative.
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Donna Murnane
09 Oct 2021
I learned so much regarding Hepatitis C. An informative article.
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Rosemary Donald
16 Oct 2021
Helpful in understanding the differences between the different types of Hepatitis and the relevant treatments and management.
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Mulungulilwa SAIDI
24 Oct 2020
Hepatitis C prevention has to be considered in work place of patient to prevent any cross contamination in between patient to nurse , nurse to nurse to public or community . The danger would be the worse scenario to distort liver , pancreas if on treatment applied
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Renee Dorrell
08 Oct 2021
Clear and concise.
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Mintu Varghese
06 Nov 2019
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Maree Wheeler
03 Jun 2021
A clear explanation of Hepatitis C & its management including risk factors & treatment
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Xianxin Zhang
01 Oct 2021
Short but informative and comprehensive
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El Strickland
26 May 2020
Nice quick introduction to the topic.
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