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Despite new guidelines, too few infants born to mothers with hepatitis C were screened for the virus.
Researchers found that longer usage of injection drugs was positively linked to hep C testing.
Requiring sobriety prior to treatment and curtailing harm reduction hinder efforts to eliminate hep C.
Studies have shown that Latinos are more likely to be living with hep C than the U.S. population as a whole.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends that all people age 18 and older receive a hep C test at least once in their life.
Colleen O’Neill will lead the organization’s efforts against HIV, hepatitis C, homelessness and more.
The blood-borne virus, which can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer, remains a major global health threat.
A dangerous step anyone can take against their health is assume they don’t have hepatitis C.
A recent study in Boston found that only 6% of people at detox centers who tested positive for either virus received follow-up medical care.
An analysis of an insurance database found that just half of people newly diagnosed with HIV were tested for hepatitis C within a year.
A day for people at risk for viral hepatitis to be tested, and for health care providers to educate patients about viral hepatitis testing.
Researchers found that half of the cases diagnosed through this approach were among people born after 1965.
The CDC’s Know More Hepatitis campaign now features materials and resources designed to encourage all adults to get tested for hepatitis C.
People in their 20s and 30s now account for more than a third of newly reported chronic hep C.
Updated recommendation includes testing for pregnant women during each pregnancy.
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