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Pick of the week

Case study: Hepatitis C

World Hepatitis Day is held annually on 28 July, and this year marks the beginning of the World Health Organization’s campaign to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030. Our pick of the week looks at the hepatitis C virus, a common cause of the disease mainly transferred through blood-to-blood contact, and which can often go undetected for many years.

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Each issue of 'Big Picture' comes with a sprinkling of Fast Facts, fascinating snippets of information on the topic covered.

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