Surveillance of hepatitis D

Discover how hepatitis D is monitored.

How many cases are there of hepatitis D around the world?

Worldwide, more than 5% of people with hepatitis B are also infected with hepatitis D.

Between 15 and 20 million people are thought to be co-infected or superinfected with hepatitis D worldwide.

The incidence of hepatitis D infection is extremely low in Canada.

Hepatitis D infections lead to death in 2% to 20% of cases.

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