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UK HPA welcomes HCV diagnoses hike, but "still too many undiagnosed"

This article was originally published in Clinica

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There has been a significant rise in new cases of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in England, but too many people remain unaware of being infected, the UK's Health Protection Agency (HPA) announced today. In 2008, almost 8,200 new cases were laboratory-reported, an increase of 6% year-on-year.

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