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Like many Latinos in the U.S., Alejandrina Peña had hepatitis C—until a great doctor and powerful new treatment gave her a fresh start.
Studies have shown that Latinos are more likely to be living with hep C than the U.S. population as a whole.
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is the most common blood-borne virus in the United States.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends that all people age 18 and older receive a hep C test at least once in their life.
Over years or decades, hepatitis C can lead to serious complications
Hep C medications can now cure most people with the virus
It is important to take good care of your liver before and after hep C treatment.
What you need to know before, during and after undergoing treatment for HCV.
Latinos in the U.S. are a diverse population, and HCV rates vary widely across groups.