Hepatitis C can cause advanced liver disease, liver cancer, and death and affects millions in the United States. Yet, according to a new CDC Vital Signs report, less than a third of people diagnosed with hepatitis C get timely treatment for this curable infection. Join us to learn more about the barriers to hepatitis C treatment and what can be done to save lives.
Debra E. Houry, M.D., M.P.H., CDC Acting Principal Deputy Director and Director of CDC's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
Jonathan Mermin, M.D., M.P.H., Director of CDC's National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Carolyn Wester, M.D., M.P.H., Director of CDC's Division of Viral Hepatitis
Tuesday, August 9, at 12:00 p.m. ET
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