Why is hepatitis C an invisible emergency in India?

Garvit Nangia

It is estimated that 71 million people have chronic hepatitis C infection globally and India accounts for approximately 17 percent of the total number of cases recorded.

Once in the body, the hepatitis C virus attacks the liver and if left untreated, it can lead to organ failure, cancer, or even death.

This World Liver Day, know why is Hepatitis C an ‘invisible emergency’ in India?



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