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Author Topic: Nearly Half of People With Viral Hepatitis Face Discrimination  (Read 3536 times)

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A new survey about the stigma and discrimination experienced by people living with viral hepatitis shows that as many as half face some sort of discrimination because of their condition?from family members or friends, in the workplace or from health care providers.

The online questionnaire?which included responses from 1,217 people living with the hepatitis B virus (HBV) or the hepatitis C virus (HCV) in Europe and the United States?is one of the first studies to look at the degree of discrimination faced by people who have disclosed their hepatitis status.

Read more:
http://www.realhealthmag.com/articles/hepatitis_discrimination_survey_382_27145.shtml

 


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