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HIV, hepatitis and opioids take a toll on West Virginia. $2.4 million in federal aid arrives amid battles over syringe exchanges.
If left untreated, hepatitis B and C can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer.
People living with both viruses remain at risk for hepatocellular carcinoma despite antiviral therapy.
Virginia’s governor is likely to sign a bill to update HIV crime laws, but AIDS advocates claim it doesn’t go far enough.
Mutations can affect how viruses behave and how well drugs and vaccines work.
Hepatitis A and E usually resolve on their own, but hepatitis B and C can cause serious liver disease, including cirrhosis and liver cancer.
The Viral Hepatitis National Strategic Plan for the United States, released by HHS, offers a road map for the next five years.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has learned difficult lessons from such outbreaks over the past five years.
A recent study also found that having a higher body mass index was associated with a higher risk of fatty liver disease.
NAIRHHA Day also brings focus to other epidemics fueling HIV disparities.
A high success rate was seen halfway into a 48-week study in which people with HIV started treatment within two weeks of diagnosis.
Coinfection with all three viruses ramped up mortality risk nine times compared with having none of the viruses.
Hepatitis A and B can be prevented with vaccines, and hepatitis C can be cured with antiviral treatment.
290 million people have viral hepatitis and don’t know it. Raise awareness with a virtual video relay.
Especially from people who might have been considered a risk for transmitting HIV and hepatitis B and C
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