Hepatitis C virus is essentially transmitted by blood (contaminated needles, blood transfusion, tattooing or piercing). The risk of contracting hepatitis C through sexual contact is rare.
However, since last year we are starting to see sexually transmitted cases, moslty in gay men community. As though seropositive gay men seem to be the most affected, we also witness cases in seronegative gay men.
Be safe and get tested !
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