Hepatitis C & IV Drug Users
July 6, 2009, Updated July 9, 2009 | KENNY GOLDBERG, KPBS
Millions of Americans are infected with hepatitis C. The disease is the number one cause of liver cancer and liver transplants. Hepatitis C is spread by blood-to-blood contact. IV drug users are at the highest risk of hepatitis C infection. This four-part series take a look at hepatitis C, and how San Diego and New York have different approaches to battling the virus.