HepC Information

Hepatitis C is a blood borne virus that affects the liver. There are 15,000 people in Ireland that have been diagnosed with hepatitis C, and it is expected that a further 10,000 to 15,000 are living with hepatitis C and don’t know it. This is why it is important to get tested.

What is Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a viral infection that affects the liver, causing it to become inflamed and not work ...

15 Things to Know About Hepatitis C

An Article in the Irish Independent for World Hepatitis Day 2016

Did you know...

Here are some facts that can be useful to know about Hepatitis C

What are the signs and symptoms?

You can have hepatitis C and not have any signs or symptoms

How is it passed on?

Hepatitis C is a blood-borne virus. You can get it through blood-to-blood contact with an infected p...

Hepatitis C and HIV co-infection

HIV speeds up liver damage and the progression of Hepatitis C.

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