CDC to Baby Boomers: Get Tested for Hepatitis C
August 17, 2012
All baby boomers should receive a one-time test for hepatitis C virus, according to final CDC recommendations announced on Thursday. About 3 percent of baby boomers -- those born from 1945 to 1965 -- are infected with HCV. Those who have not been screened should get the blood test during their next visit to the doctor, said Dr. Thomas Frieden, CDC's director.
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