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Hepatitis
World Hepatitis Day occurs every year on the 28th of July. On this day, people across the world join together to take action and raise awareness concerning how hepatitis impacts the population.

What is Viral Hepatitis?
The CDC states that hepatitis means “inflammation of the liver”. When the liver is inflamed, normal functions such as processing nutrients, filtering blood and fighting infections can be affected. There are five different groups of hepatitis including A, B, C, D and E. However, in the United States, the most prevalent types of viral hepatitis are hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C (CDC, 2018). The infections can range from a mild illness to a life-long condition.…more >>

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