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Introducing the new Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Viral Hepatitis, Carolyn Wester, MD, MPH
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.
This birth cohort accounts for the majority of people living with the virus.
A CDC study highlights both the progress made in the fight against hep C and the work that still must be done.
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.
A look at the latest viral hepatitis surveillance data from the CDC and the dismal situation with hepatitis A, B and C in the United States
Exploring websites that will help you ramp up your involvement during Hepatitis Awareness Month:
A reminder to join the CDC’s Hepatitis Testing Day Thunderclap campaign.
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