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Why the discovery of the Hepatitis C virus won its researchers a Nobel Prize?
06/10/2020 08:24 PM | Click to read full article
Hepatitis C is an infectious disease caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV) that affects the liver and causes inflammation.
In the early stages of infection, there are mild symptoms such as fever, abdominal pain, weight loss, fatigue, and jaundice. However, liver inflammation can persist in the body for several years, leading to liver disease and cirrhosis (long-term liver damage preventing liver functioning.