Hepatitis C 

Hepatitis Virus 

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis Virus 

Hepatitis A 

Hepatitis Virus 

Hepatitis C

  • About 50,300 new infections in 2018
  • Estimated 2.4 million people living with hepatitis C

Hepatitis B

  • About 22,600 new infections in 2018
  • Estimated 862,000 people living with hepatitis B

Hepatitis A

  • About 24,900 new infections each year

Hepatitis C

  • About 50% of people with hepatitis C do not know they are infected
  • Hepatitis C is a leading cause of liver transplants and liver cancer

Hepatitis B

  • Effective vaccine available
  • About 2 in 3 people with hepatitis B do not know they are infected
  • About 50% of people with hepatitis B in the U.S are Asian
  • Hepatitis B is a leading cause of liver cancer

Hepatitis A

  • Effective vaccine available
  • Outbreaks still occur in the United States; currently there are are widespread person-to-person outbreaks
  • Recent foodborne outbreaks in US traced to imported food
  • Common in many countries, especially those without modern sanitation