The survey found that about 74% of the people infected with hepatitis C believe that others think the disease only infects unhealthy people or drug addicts.
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Public health laws require certain health professionals (and sometimes labs and other people) to report cases of HCV infection to Public Health.
Public Health may keep a record or database of people who have been infected with infectious diseases such as hepatitis C.
This FAQ answers some questions you may have about privacy, hepatitis C infection and the law.
As a general rule, people have a right to keep their health information private, including information about their hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection or disease.