Global Elimination of Chronic Hepatitis

New England Journal of Medicine
May 23, 2019 Vol. 380 No. 21


Review Article
Global Elimination of Chronic Hepatitis
David L. Thomas, M.D., M.P.H.
Chronic viral hepatitis is a public health hazard, leading to cirrhosis, liver failure, and hepatocellular carcinoma. Vaccination, reduction of transmission, and medical therapy have begun to provide tools necessary to eliminate the disease.