My Mount Everest

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  • Published 20070904
  • ISBN: 9780733321269
  • Extent: 264 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm)

We stand at the precipice of a grave threat to our public health … [Hepatitis C] affects people from all walks of life in every state, in every country. And unless we do something about it soon, it will kill more people than AIDS.

– C. Everett Koop, former US Surgeon-General

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