Hepatitis C: An Overview
Prevalence | Incidence | Demographics | Natural History | Transmission
Prevention | HCV Testing | Treatment | What You Need To Know
- 1985 – 1989: Number of new hepatitis C infections each year was estimated at 242,000.
- Since 1989: Sharp decline in the number of new infections.
- 2001: Estimated 25,000 new infections.
- An estimated 182,000 people have been exposed to the virus.
- An estimated 130,000 are chronically infected.
- Approximately 31,500 cases have been reported to the MDCH to date.
- An estimated 730 new cases each year.