Nightly News   |  June 24, 2013

Hepatitis C screening recommended for middle-aged adults

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said Monday every adult born between 1945 and 1965 should get tested for Hepatitis C because they have a higher likelihood of carrying the virus than other age groups. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> a panel of experts recommended today that every adult born between 1945 and 1965 should get tested for hepatitis c , echoing recommendations from the cdc. that one generation in america accounts for 3/4 of all the hep c cases in the u.s.