Oct 31, 2006
The person I room with has hep C and is in her final stages. My question is then, how do I prevent from becoming infected with the disease?
Response from Dr. McGovern
HCV is transmitted from sharing injection drugs or uncommonly by sex. I do not encourage sharing of razors between roommates.
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