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High risk countries

Some people living in Ireland come from countries where the rates of hepatitis C are high.

Hepatitis C is more common in the following countries:

Europe

  • Albania
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Estonia
  • Georgia
  • Italy
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Republic of Moldova
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • Tajikistan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Ukraine
  • Uzbekistan

Africa

  • Angola
  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana, Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Ivory Coast
  • Liberia
  • Mali
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone,
  • Togo
  • Western Sahara

Middle East and North Africa

  • Bahrain
  • Egypt
  • Lebanon
  • Kuwait
  • Iraq
  • Oman
  • Yemen
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Jordan
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Palestinian Territory

Latin Americas

Puerto Rico

South Asia

Pakistan

East Asia

  • Cambodia
  • Mongolia
  • Thailand
  • Taiwan
  • China