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  • Raising Awareness of a Silent Epidemic - World Hepatitis Day May 19, 2011


  • An estimated 4.4 million Americans are living with chronic hepatitis, but most do not know they are infected. Viral hepatitis is an inflammation or infection of the liver and is the leading cause of liver cancer. Today, World Hepatitis Day, Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Damon T. Arnold is encouraging people to learn about hepatitis and how to protect themselves.

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Volume or Year: 2011
Number or Issue: May 19

Date Created: 05 19 2011
Date Last Modified: 05 19 2011

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