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Liver disease UK deaths soar by 400% since 1970

28 July 2022

Channel 4 News from London: Liver disease deaths in the UK have soared by 400% since 1970 with an average of 40 deaths per day. We know that liver transplantation remains a radical, expensive and risky option, while  90% of liver disease is in fact preventable. EASL’s Prof. Emmanuel Tsochatzis talks about the need for greater public awareness and political  intervention.


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News source: Channel 4 News, 10 August 2022 “Liver disease UK deaths soar by 400% since 1970” by Victoria Macdonald (@vsmacdonald)



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