Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is caused by hepatitis C virus. It is mainly transmitted through blood transfusion, acupuncture and unclean needles among street drug users. It can develop into chronic liver inflammation, necrosis and fibrosis. Some patients may develop cirrhosis or hepatocellular carcinoma. Most people infected with the hepatitis C virus have no symptoms. Hepatitis C is a global epidemic, endangering the health and lives of patients. It has become a serious social and public health problem.

How is Hepatitis C treated in practice?