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MASSACHUSETTS: Sixth Annual World Hepatitis Day Takes Place on July 28




 

The Rainbow Times (07.22.2013) Aids Weekly Plus

In collaboration with the World Health Organization, the World Hepatitis Alliance will sponsor the sixth annual World Hepatitis Day on July 28. Additionally, AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts will offer confidential hepatitis information, referrals, and support Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For further information, call (800) 235–2331 or e-mail hotline@aac.org. An estimated 110,000 individuals with viral hepatitis currently live in Massachusetts, with another 7,000–10,000 new cases diagnosed annually.



 


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