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Saturday, February 4, 2012
White House Pledges Support to End Viral Hepatitis
1 in 12 people worldwide is living with viral hepatitis, with viral hepatitis affecting as many as 5 million Americans. Hepatitis B affects 1 in 10 Asian and Pacific Islanders, and is vaccine preventable.
Combating the Silent Epidemic of Viral Hepatitis: Action Plan for the Prevention, Care and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis can be read here: http://www.hhs.gov/ash/initiatives/hepatitis