Reblog: Hepatitis C Is Spiking Among Young People

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Be careful out there, Hep C has tripled in the last five years.

Cases of hepatitis C in the United States have nearly tripled within a five-year period, reaching a new 15-year high of around 34,000 new hepatitis C infections in 2015, federal health officials reported. Experts attribute the higher rates to more injection drug use during the ongoing opioid epidemic. The new report from the U.S. Centers…

via Hepatitis C Is Spiking Among Young People — TIME

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