WHO: Hepatitis causes over a million deaths a year


A third of the world's population has been infected with a form of hepatitis.

The world health organisation says it's causing more than a million deaths a year.

Sarah White from the British Liver Trust told Radio 5 live's Morning Reports about the risks of contracting the B and C strains of hepatitis.

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