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University of Lethbridge to receive large investment to help aid fight against Hepatitis B virus

May 8, 2019

A grant worth 637-thousand dollars will be split between the University of Lethbridge and the University of Calgary.

Dr. Trushar Patel, a researcher at the U of L says the funds will help since research on Hepatitis B has been severely underfunded. He says more than 250 million people around the world are chronically infected with Hep B and are at risk of developing liver cancer.

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