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Older and immunocompromised people and those with underlying health conditions could benefit most from additional shots.
Now that the dam has broken, it may not be long before additional overdose prevention centers open around the country.
People with HIV had fewer cirrhosis-related complications but greater healthcare utilization.
Boosters further reduce the risk of severe illness and can help curb coronavirus transmission.
Fatal drug overdoses—mostly due to opioids, including fentanyl, but also meth and cocaine—spiked 28.5% during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Post-exposure and pre-exposure prophylaxis could be a game-changer for immunocompromised people.
A decriminalization law in Maine allows people to have syringes. It’s an effort to combat rising overdose deaths and hepatitis C cases.
The funding, which also supports harm reduction, arrives from the NY attorney general’s settlements with opioid manufacturers.
The Damien Center in Indianapolis adds clean syringes to its harm reduction, HIV and hepatitis C efforts.
Unstable housing is also associated with a higher HIV viral load.
The day aims to draw attention to the fact that HIV and hepatitis B are more prevalent among African-born people living in United States.
News and tweets from the SYNChronicity 2021 Conference on HIV, hepatitis C, sexually transmitted infections and LGBTQ health
Antiretroviral therapy for HIV, also effective against HBV, lowers the risk of developing chronic hepatitis.
Cirrhosis severity and CD4 cell counts were linked to a greater chance of developing liver cancer.
A $6.6 million grant aims to integrate services for HIV, hepatitis B and C and substance misuse into primary care clinics across the state.
Take daily actions to support #NAIRHHA. For example: Advocate for HIV and hepatitis programs to include African dialects.
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