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The Epclusa and Mavyret combination pills are now indicated for kids as young as age 3.
2019 HIV cases were the lowest since 1990, and hepatitis B rates also fell, according to a WHO report. But most STIs peaked.
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.
Despite limited testing and clinical visits, 95% of the study population was able to achieve a sustained virological response.
Hepatitis A and E usually resolve on their own, but hepatitis B and C can cause serious liver disease, including cirrhosis and liver cancer.
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 of the direct-acting antiviral regimen included people who contracted hep C within the previous 12 months.
All people ages 18 to 79 should be screened for hepatitis C virus at least once, regardless of risk factors.
Cure rates are high, but some young people already have advanced liver damage by the time they’re treated.
These two men both recently discovered that they had hepatitis C, each with a different story about their encounters with insurance.
Scientists have firmly established an association between direct-acting antiviral treatment and a lower risk of liver cancer and death.
The group focuses on treatment, research, policy and education around HIV and hepatitis C.
Diagnosed with hepatitis C and HIV, Gloria Searson became a powerful advocate for many.
People who have a low CD4 count, have cirrhosis and take certain hep C drug regimens are less likely to be cured.
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