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Posted on: December 1, 2016
[ARCHIVED] Hepatitis C cases in Southwestern Pennsylvania skyrocket over 10 years
Hepatitis C, a potentially fatal liver disease, increased by more than eight-fold in the 10-county Southwestern Pennsylvania region. The spike in intravenous drug use and shared needles helped the blood-borne disease spread rapidly.