More than 2 million people in the United States live with hepatitis C. Many of them haven’t been treated and are at risk for cirrhosis, liver failure, and other complications of the disease, even though new and better medications have made treatment easier and safer than ever before.

Most people don’t ignore their hep C. They’re unaware of it. Over half of those who have been infected don’t know they have the virus.

“The most common reason why someone isn’t getting treated is that they’re not diagnosed,” says Norah Terrault, MD, professor of medicine and chief of the Division of GI and…


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