This information sheet discusses hepatitis C virus (HCV) among African Americans. It notes that the rate of HCV among African Americans is double that of whites and that African Americans are more likely to be infected with a certain strain. It explains that there is successful treatment for HCV and advises individuals to discuss the need for treatment and types of treatment with their doctor.
This information sheet discusses hepatitis C virus (HCV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) coinfection. It explains the complications and dangers to the liver if a person has both viruses and the need for treatment.