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A surge in West Virginia HIV cases linked to injection drug use spurred the CDC to recommend solutions, including hepatitis C testing.
Ballad Health warned clients of possible exposures to hepatitis B and C as well as HIV but said the risk was “extremely low.” [VIDEO]
Low-barrier care and access to multiple services in one place can improve outcomes for people experiencing homelessness or unstable housing.
About 2.4 million Americans are living with hepatitis C and 862,000 have hep B. Spread the word about this hidden epidemic.
Some of the federal funds in West Virginia will address the link between opioid misuse and HIV and hepatitis.
Health officials remain concerned about HIV and hepatitis C transmissions during COVID-19.
A new Iris House campaign promotes HIV, hep C and STI testing and emphasizes the importance of mental health among young people.
The Haven empowers Black and Latino LGBTQ people by offering HIV and hepatitis C testing, PrEP and more.
Requiring sobriety prior to treatment and curtailing harm reduction hinder efforts to eliminate hep C.
The blood-borne virus, which can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer, remains a major global health threat.
A recent study in Boston found that only 6% of people at detox centers who tested positive for either virus received follow-up medical care.
An analysis of an insurance database found that just half of people newly diagnosed with HIV were tested for hepatitis C within a year.
People in their 20s and 30s now account for more than a third of newly reported chronic hep C.
Updated recommendation includes testing for pregnant women during each pregnancy.
A Canadian hospital lab adapts two Roche diagnostic systems, allowing for over 2,000 COVID-19 tests a day. How many are in the U.S.?
A recent analysis found that health care providers missed opportunities to test 90% of such patients.
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