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Meet Lynn Taylor, MD, a primary care physician fighting for cures on the front lines of America’s opioid and hepatitis C crises.
Health officials say opioid and heroin addiction—along with the resulting overdoses and HCV transmission—is rising at an alarming rate.
The FDA has expanded approval of the direct-acting antiviral treatments Sovaldi and Harvoni for adolescents ages 12 and older.
Nearly 13,000 San Francisco residents are currently living with hepatitis C virus (HCV).
The World Health Organization (WHO) has added a new hepatitis C treatment to its updated 2017 Essential Medicines List.
If you’re a diehard coffee lover, here’s another reason to indulge.
Curing the hepatitis C virus (HCV) does not prolong life or reduce rates of HCV-related illness.
For people with HCV who are on the liver transplant list because of severe liver damage, curing the virus may allow them to leave the list.
It approved 12 weeks of Gilead Sciences’ Vosevi for the re-treatment of adults with all genotypes of HCV who do not have cirrhorsis.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved AbbVie’s once-daily Mavyret to treat all six major genotypes of hepatitis C virus (HCV).