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World Hepatitis Day: Sub-Saharan Africa sees progress, but persisting risks for HBV, HBC transfusion-transmitted infections, CDC reports

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More countries were screening donated blood for hepatitis B and hepatitis C across sub-Saharan Africa by 2011, than 10 years earlier but prevention of transfusion-transmitted disease remains challenged across the region, a report from the United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention released last week shows. The report, in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality […]