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People born from 1945-1965 are 5x
more likely to have Hepatitis C.

While anyone can get Hepatitis C, more than 75% of people with Hepatitis C were born between these years. That’s why CDC recommends that anyone born from 1945-1965 get tested for Hepatitis C.

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Up to 75% of people with Hepatitis C
don’t know they are infected.

Millions of Americans have Hepatitis C, but most don’t know it. People with Hepatitis C often have no symptoms and can live with an infection for decades without feeling sick.

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Hepatitis C can cause liver damage
and liver failure.

Over time, chronic Hepatitis C can cause serious health problems including liver damage, cirrhosis, liver cancer and even death. In fact, Hepatitis C is a leading cause of liver cancer and the #1 cause of liver transplants.

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Many people can get lifesaving care
and treatment.

Knowing you have Hepatitis C can help you make important decisions about your health. Successful treatments can eliminate the virus from the body and prevent liver damage, cirrhosis, and even liver cancer.


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This hepatitis C infographic provides important information in a visual and easy-to-understand format.
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