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Appendix - prevalence of hepatitis C in the world

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Appendix - prevalence of hepatitis C in the world

The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that about 170 million people (around 3% of the world's population) are infected with HCV. Africa has the highest prevalence of HCV infection (5.9%).
Topic:
Hepatitis
Target audience:
General
Last reviewed:
August 2023
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