Tuesday July 28, 2015
July 28 is World Hepatitis Day
Today NIAID marks the 6th annual World Hepatitis Day. More than 400 million people globally are living with hepatitis B or C. These viruses can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer and cause 1.4 million deaths each year. Learn how NIH and agencies across HHS are combating this epidemic in the 2014-2016 Action Plan for the Prevention, Care, & Treatment of Viral Hepatitis.