Hepatitis C: is a vaccine the solution?

  title={Hepatitis C: is a vaccine the solution?},
  author={Bharti Mehta and Vijay Kumar and Sumit Chawla and Harashish Jindal and Bhumika H. Bhatt},
  journal={Human vaccines & immunotherapeutics},
  volume={10 2},
Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection is a major cause of chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma. Following acute infection, 20% of people eliminate the virus over weeks or months and are often asymptomatic. The remaining 80% of people will develop chronic disease, of which approximately 20% will eventually develop liver cirrhosis and 1-5… CONTINUE READING