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Infographic of the Week - Research Summary Process

I’m in the process of completing my Master of Environmental Studies at York University. Over the past year I’ve been studying the intersection of social exclusion and education. This has led me towards wanting to understand some of the complexities of youth homelessness in Canada.


Homelessness and Hepatitis

Yesterday, the United Nations marked World Hepatitis Day, a day to “prevent and defeat hepatitis”, a virus infection that affects 1 in 3 people around the world. This number is much smaller for most people in Canada. However, it continues to be quite prevalent amongst those experiencing homelessness. Hepatitis refers to 5 viruses (labeled A through E). The studies in this post focused on Hepatitis B and C, both of which are contracted through bodily fluids.