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New Hepatitis C Infections Triple Due to Injection Drug Use

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that new hepatitis C virus infections in the U.S. nearly tripled between the years 2010 and 2015. Increasing injection drug use parallels the rise of opioid use, as there has been an increase in heroin and fentanyl – which comes with risk of hepatitis. Read more here.

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