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Global Strategy Aims to Reduce Infections, Deaths From Viral Hepatitis

The World Health Organization says increasing prevention and treatment programs for Hepatitis B and C could save millions of lives by 2030. The WHO says affordable tools are available to treat the viral diseases, which remain largely ignored. Globally, an estimated 400 million people are infected with Hepatitis B and C. That is more than 10 times the number of people infected with HIV. Despite that, the WHO says about 1.45 million people die each year from the disease. The WHO calls...

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