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Hepatitis C: More Deadly than HIV

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Hepatitis-C now claims more lives than HIV.

Researchers found about 15,000 deaths last year were tied to Hepatitis-C.

HIV accounted for 13,000 deaths.

The chronic hepatitis C virus is a leading cause of liver disease and cirrhosis.

About 3.2  million people are currently infected in the U.S.