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Severe liver disease will increase unless injecting drug users are tested and treated

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: (Published 15 December 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:1422
  1. Adrian O'Dowd
  1. London

    More than 7000 people in England could have severe liver disease by 2010, an increase of more than 50% on the 4500 people who now have the problem, a report from the Health Protection Agency says.

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    Computer illustration of a hepatitis C virus, which is now carried by 200 000 people in England

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