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New York Times: The Voices of Hepatitis
December 14, 2010
By KAREN BARROW
One in 20 people will come into contact with hepatitis virus at some point, but fortunately, only a small percentage develop a lasting case of the disease. Still, millions suffer from a chronic form of hepatitis.
The different forms of hepatitis virus are lettered hepatitis A, B, C, D and E — with different courses and outcomes for each type of infection. In today’s Patient Voices segment, we hear from six men and women who are living with either hepatitis B or hepatitis C, which cause chronic hepatitis.