gastroenterology
Hepatology

Not all people are equally vulnerable to hepatitis C – new study

The hepatitis C virus (HCV) infects around 1% of the human population and is a devastating pathogen. In most people, it silently infects the liver for decades, often causing life-threatening inflammation, scarring and even cancer. How the virus achieves this feat has long puzzled scientists. In our latest study, published in PLOS Pathogens, we found that ...

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