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Because the bulk of the hep C population was born between 1945 and 1965, a one-time hep C test is recommended for all baby boomers.
A CDC study highlights both the progress made in the fight against hep C and the work that still must be done.
Researchers reviewed numerous studies to inform their detailed tips for better engaging people who inject opioid drugs in hepatitis C care.
Introducing the new Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Viral Hepatitis, Carolyn Wester, MD, MPH
This birth cohort accounts for the majority of people living with the virus.
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.
Ten states have reported outbreaks since January 2017.
Baby boomers still make up the largest bloc of those with the virus, but youths’ injection drug use is sending their infection rates upward.
Half of those who tested positive through a testing program at a Boston hospital did not fit typical screening demographics.
A CDC report reveals new trends.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends hepatitis A vaccination for many travelers who visit most tropical countries.
The national increase in acute HCV infection is related to the country’s opioid epidemic and associated increases in injection drug use.
Infectious disease specialists may need to address substance use disorders among their patients.
Millions of Americans are living with chronic viral hepatitis, and most of them do not know they have it.
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