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Hepatitis C deaths fall 16% in two years

Deaths from serious hepatitis C related liver disease fell from 380 to 319 between 2015 and 2017, thanks to new curative treatments.

But while England has exceeded the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) target to reduce hepatitis C related mortality by 10% by 2020, challenges still exit to eliminate the disease in this country. More…