WHO: Thousands Dying from Viral Hepatitis
|04/21/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
The United Nations’ World Health Organization says millions of lives could be saved if people infected with viral hepatitis were tested and treated for these potentially fatal diseases.
New WHO data from the just released Hepatitis 2017 report show an estimated 325 million people globally are living with chronic hepatitis B or hepatitis C virus infections.
WHO said hundreds of thousands of people infected with these diseases are dying because they lack access to life-saving testing and treatment. The agency noted that most people are untested and do not even know that they are infected.
Consequently, WHO said they remain untreated and are read more >>>