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(From Canberra Times)
Byline: STACEY LUCAS,
Education Reporter Secondary teachers have a poor understanding of hepatitis C and only half can name one of the disease's symptoms, research has found.
The study conducted by La Trobe University showed teachers wanted to know more about the virus that affects more than 210,000 Australians but lacked the time or resources.
The ACT Hepatitis C Council said the results came as no surprise but were worrying - children as young as seven could be exposed to the virus through home body-piercing.
Council president Ruth Verzeilberg said children needed better information on blood-borne …