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May is Hepatitis Awareness Month
Millions of Americans are living with chronic viral hepatitis, and as many as 75 percent of Americans with chronic viral hepatitis don't know they're infected. Lifesaving treatments are available for chronic hepatitis B and new treatments are available that can cure hepatitis C. Help raise awareness of hepatitis B and hepatitis C by encouraging individuals to learn their status by getting tested.