Ghana must urgently implement strategies to tackle the high burden of viral hepatitis if it's to fulfill global targets of eliminating the disease by 2030.
Combinations of two or three hepatitis C virus direct-acting antiviral drugs taken for 8-24 weeks can cure more than 90% of people treated.
Hepatitis A, B, C, D and E are very different viruses. Hepatitis A is genetically closer to the common cold than it is to hepatitis B. Hepatitis C is closer to the virus that causes dengue fever.
Most people are aware of the benefits of breastmilk, but few are aware of the risks.