Online tattoo and piercing kits could be spreading Hepatitis C

TATTOO and body piercing parties could be breeding grounds for hepatitis C, a disease that now kills more Australians than HIV/AIDS. 
A major report released yesterday calls hep C the "silent pandemic" and warns its impact is "set to grow dramatically".

Hep C is a blood-borne illness, with most cases spread through people sharing dirty needles to inject illicit drugs.

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