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Facts about hepatitis C, symptoms, risk factors and why you should be tested
Help find the “missing millions” who don’t know they’re living with viral hepatitis.
National survey finds a majority of people with HBV or HCV don’t know their status.
May is Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19th is Hepatitis Testing Day in the United States.
The hepatitis C virus has different types or virus strains called genotypes. Each genotype has a unique genetic makeup; some have subtypes.
Four things you should know to be #HepAware.
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.
Are you waiting’ for hep C treatment to begin or be finished? Waiting for test results? Waiting for recovery so you can feel ‘normal’ ag...
The VA has cured HCV in nearly 100,000 veterans, which will dramatically reduce the development of advanced liver disease and liver cancer.
Health care facilities serving people who use drugs are well-positioned to initiate hepatitis C testing. But they don’t.
Researchers analyzed data on more than a quarter of a million teens and young adults attending federally qualified health centers.
These two men both recently discovered that they had hepatitis C, each with a different story about their encounters with insurance.
Approximately 15 to 25 percent of people who contract hepatitis C will clear the virus spontaneously. Does this affect treatment decisions?
Hepatitis C exposure can be very distressing. “What if I have it? What will this do to my career, sex life, etc.? Will I die?”
Nearly 3,800 patients at the New Jersey surgery center may have been exposed, though the risk of infection is low.
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