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17 States have a High HCV rate due to lack of policies to prevent drug users from getting the disease

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A report published by the CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report correlated the lack of policy on injection drug users with an increase incidence of infection of Hepatits C. Most of these States new cases of the disease were attributed to this population but the States lack a tailored policy for this segment of the population.

 

For more information, see  https://hepatitisnewstoday.com/2017/05/18/report-links-high-hepatitis-c-rate-in-17-american-states-to-policy-shortcomings/

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