A viral disease that attacks the liver, leading to many complications, including cirrhosis, liver transplants, liver cancer and death.
Over the years, treatments for infectious diseases have grown steadily more complex, and today, our ability to respond to diseases like COVID-19 is radically different than it would have been even a few decades ago.
A New Age of Viral Disease Treatment: The Cure Developed by Biopharmaceutical Companies that Saved a Mother of Six
Hepatitis C kills more Americans than any other infectious disease. Carleen was one of those affected. She had five children and was pregnant with her sixth when she was diagnosed with the disease.