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By 2022, China Will Have 9.2 Million Hepatitis B Patients

Guangming Daily reported that, on July 25, 2015, World Hepatitis B Awareness Day, there were 6.9 million Hepatitis B patients in China. According to the vice chairman of the China Foundation for Hepatitis Prevention and Control, that number will reach 9.2 million by 2022. The article also disclosed that among 400 million Hepatitis B and C carriers in the world, China accounts for 25 percent of the population while the number of liver cancer patients in China accounts for half of the world’s population.

Source: Guangming Daily, July 26, 2015