UK: Ten year drive to wipe out hepatitis C in Bradford

CASES of hepatitis C could be eradicated in Bradford by 2025, according to leading liver expert Dr Sulleman Moreea.

The consultant hepatologist at Bradford Royal Infirmary said the dream of wiping out the virus that could be affecting up to 4,000 people in the city really is "an achievable goal".

There are about 1,200 patients who have been referred to the hospital with Hepatitis C but the total number of people with it in Bradford is estimated to be between 3,000 to 4,000, according to Dr Moreea.

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