Health Officials Target Hep C Virus - - ABC13

Health Officials Target Hep C Virus


Reporter:  Danner Evans

Lynchburg, VA - There's a virus out there and it causes cirrhosis, liver cancer and liver failure.  About 4 million people in the US have the hepatitis C virus, and right now health officials are really worried that baby boomers have it and don't even know it.

The Hepatitis C Treatment Center was established in January 2012 as a dedicated center to provide evaluation and treatment to patients with hepatitis c infection. 

The goal is to help patients to remain healthy, encourage proactive involvement in their health and to provide interventions that will be beneficial to resolution of the infection.

To hear more about the disease from infectious disease specialist Dr. Robert Brennan, click here.

For a link to the Hepatitis C Treatment Center, click here

You can also call 434-544-2353 for more information.

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