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CDC: Test For Hidden Infections


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The first National Hepatitis Testing Day on May 19 is being promoted by the CDC. According to Dr. John W. Ward, CDC hepatitis chief, explains that they view “hepatitis C as an unrecognized health crisis for the country, and we believe the time is now for a bold response”.

Three quarters of cases are from Baby Boomers, born Between 1945 to 1985. The virus was identified in 1989.

CDC: http://www.cdc.gov/Hepatitis/TestingDay/