2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the discovery of the Hepatitis C virus. Since the virus was discovered in 1989, significant public health and research advances have led to great progress in curbing new infections and developing life-saving treatment options. Unfortunately, millions of Americans continue to live with this disease and most don’t know they are infected. Explore this timeline to learn more about the highlights and milestones from the past 25 years of Hepatitis C discovery. JW Ward, MD, of the CDC, follows this fascinating journey. More.
Check out this timeline here.