This graphic from the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA) tells you what you need to know about this “silent epidemic”.

Hepatitis C is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV). The virus can cause both acute and chronic hepatitis infection ranging in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to chronic liver diseases, liver cancer, and in some cases death. The infographic above features information on how the disease is spread, curbing HCV, and more.

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