Current Affair For Date “August 3, 2017”

Hepatitis: know about it & Governmental efforts for its Control and Management

Date: August 03, 2017

Hepatitis - an inflammatory disease of the liver is caused due to viral infection. In 2015, it led to nearly 1.34 million deaths worldwide (almost equivalent to that caused by tuberculosis); most of the viral hepatitis deaths being due to chronic liver disease/primary liver cancer (mortality due to cirrhosis - 720,000; hepatocellular carcinoma - 470,000). Over time,...

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