Hepatitis C

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Clinics To Offer Free Blood Tests During Hepatitis Awareness Month

Viral Hepatitis is a common blood borne infection that slowly destroys the liver. A person can’t live without their liver, yet few know if they are even infected with one of the viruses.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/16/2014

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Calif. Senate OKs Condoms For Prison Inmates

The California Senate approved a plan Monday that would require the state to hand out condoms at adult prisons, despite a ban on having sex behind bars.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/09/2013

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Study: 1 In 4 Skid Row Residents Is Infected With Hepatitis C

A new study shows that one in four Skid Row residents in downtown Los Angeles is infected with hepatitis C, more than 10 times the rate of the general population.

06/12/2012

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Terminally Ill Man Marries His Bride In A Wedding Wish

On Monday night, Manuel Sosa, 44, a Temple City man battling end-stage liver disease and Hepatitis C from a childhood blood transfusion, married his bride in an intimate ceremony.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/27/2012

A loving couple will not allow his deadly disease keep them from the altar. (credit: CBS)

Man Refuses To Allow Deadly Disease To Keep Him From The Altar

Manny Sosa will be married Monday.

02/26/2012

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San Pedro Clinic Patients Told To Check For Hepatitis, HIV

Los Angeles County health officials are urging the patients of a San Pedro health clinic to get tested for Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV after a confirmed case of contamination.

01/11/2011

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