Hepatitis C Cases Growing In KY

As the number of hepatitis A cases across the state appears to be leveling off, a new problem has presented itself, hepatitis C.New hepatitis C cases from intravenous drug use are now roughly tripling those of new HIV cases from the same source. State and county health department officials can attribute that to Kentucky’s opioid crisis.Kentucky and West Virginia are leading America when it comes to new hepatitis C cases, and if left untreated, hepatitis C can be fatal.

Source: MG News

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