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Hepatitis C Prevalence Estimates 2013-2016 - November 6, 2018

Nearly 2.4 million Americans – 1 percent of the adult population – were living with hepatitis C from 2013 through 2016, according to new CDC estimates. Data highlight urgent need to diagnose and cure more Americans and address rising infections due to opioid crisis.

The graphic shows nearly 2.4 million Americans are living with hepatitis C and half may not even know they’re infected.

Hepatitis C in the U.S., 2013-2016

This chart illustrates that hepatitis C infections have more than tripled from 16,500 new infections in 2011 to 41,200 new infections in 2016.

New Hepatitis C Infections and the Opioid Crisis

Increase in Hepatitis C Infections Linked to Worsening Opioid Crisis - December 21, 2017

CDC research that analyzes data from 2004-2014 suggests the recent steep increase in cases of acute hepatitis C virus infection is associated with increases in opioid injection.

Hepatitis C and Opioid Injection Rose Dramatically among White Americans from 2004-2014

Hepatitis C and Opioid Injection Rose Dramatically among White Americans from 2004-2014

Hepatitis C and Opioid Injection Rose Dramatically among Women from 2004-2014

Hepatitis C and Opioid Injection Rose Dramatically among Women from 2004-2014

Hepatitis C and Opioid Injection Rose Dramatically in Younger Americans from 2004-2014

Hepatitis C and Opioid Injection Rose Dramatically in Younger Americans from 2004-2014

New Hepatitis C Infections Nearly Tripled Over Five Years - May 11, 2017

Data show that the number of new hepatitis C infections reported to CDC nearly tripled from 2010-2015, reaching a 15-year high.

New Hepatitis C Infections Have nearly Tripled since 2010

Hepatitis C Reported Cases, 2010-2015

Increases in Hepatitis C Threaten Young Women and Babies - July 21, 2016

An analysis of data from 2011-2014 highlights the importance of screening all pregnant women for risk of hepatitis C, and testing those at risk.

Hepatitis C Virus

Illustration of the Hepatitis C Virus

Hepatitis C Kills More Americans Than Any Other Infectious Disease - May 4, 2016

An analysis of 2003-2013 data finds that hepatitis C-related deaths are at an all-time high. More Americans die as a result of hepatitis C infection than from the vast majority of other infectious diseases reported to the CDC combined.

Graph showing annual number of deaths due to hepatitis C, 2003-2013

Increasing Trend in HCV Mortality from 2003-2013

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Hepatitis C – A Silent Epidemic Infographic

Hepatitis C: A Silent Epidemic

Hepatitis-C-Did-You-Know

Hepatitis C: Did You Know?

Know More Hepatitis B

Know More Hepatitis B

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