A new pilot project seeking to screen adult British Columbians is hoping to change the situation.

Five London Drugs locations in the Lower Mainland are offering screening through a new $24 finger-prick test called OraQuick HCV that can turn results around in just 20 minutes.

Dr. Alnoor Ramji, a hepatitis C specialist and clinical associate professor of medicine at UBC, said the program is designed to help identify people unknowingly living with the virus, and connecting them with treatment options.

Watch the video interviews and read more here: https://globalnews.ca/news/4435278/hepatitis-c-screening-london-drugs/