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S.Res. 236: A resolution recognizing July 28, 2017, as “World Hepatitis Day 2017”.

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Jul 27, 2017.

Recognizes July 28, 2017, as World Hepatitis Day 2017.

Expresses support for broad access to hepatitis treatments and for raising awareness of the risks and consequences of undiagnosed hepatitis infections.

Calls for a robust governmental and public health response to protect the health of the 5 million people in the United States and 400 million people worldwide who suffer from chronic viral hepatitis.