What is hepatitis C? - Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease
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What is hepatitis C?

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What is hepatitis C? - Hepatitis C for Patients

Hepatitis C is a disease that affects your liver. It is caused by a virus, called the hepatitis C virus, or HCV for short. Approximately 3 million people in the United States are thought to have hepatitis C. Veterans have higher rates of hepatitis C than the general population.