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Title: Mortality Risk Rises Sharply in People With Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B and HIV
Post by: Hep Editors on January 21, 2021, 11:50:27 am
People with hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV coinfection are at a much higher risk of death when compared with people who have only one or even two of these viruses, researchers reported in a study published in Open Forum Infectious Diseases.

Around the world, hep B, hep C and HIV affect millions of people. Each virus is independently linked to higher mortality. With shared transmission routes and increased susceptibility to other infections, two or three of the viruses may occur together, a phenomenon known as coinfection.