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Health care advocate and aspiring actor Jackie Johnson finds himself in the spotlight after being cured of hepatitis C.
Jackie Johnson was diagnosed with hepatitis C in 2010. But in 2015, he took advantage of the latest hep C treatments and was soon cured.
Chinese health officials say the strain of the virus, previously found only in rats, is a wake-up call for Hong Kong.
This birth cohort accounts for the majority of people living with the virus.
A new meta-analysis finds this population has a high success rate on hepatitis C therapy.
However, there is hope that two HIV vaccines under investigation may at least cut transmission risk in half and qualify for mass use.
This is according to an analysis of a large group of veterans.
A recent study found that transplanting such kidneys and then treating the recipient for hep C worked well.
Those with greater fibrosis before treating hep C see the greatest benefit.
A recent survey of such sites found high rates of hepatitis C among patrons, but treatment for the virus was rarely offered on-site.
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