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2019 Hepatitis C Virus Surveillance Report Now Available

The latest report from the Wisconsin Hepatitis C Program shows the hepatitis C epidemic in the state has continued, with 2,467 newly reported cases. The cases were commonly reported among two groups: young adults who were likely recently infected and older adults who were likely infected many years ago. The rate of infection in young adults has grown substantially due to drug use related to the opioid crisis. As many as 70,000 people are living with hepatitis C in Wisconsin, but only half have been identified.

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