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Formerly a homeless person who used heroin, she advocated for New Yorkers affected by housing insecurity, drugs, HIV and hepatitis.
Homeless people, incarcerated individuals and people with mental health conditions achieved a high cure rate.
A new study’s findings have led researchers to challenge physicians’ biases against certain groups.
The CDC recently expanded its hepatitis A vaccine recommendation and now advises it for all people with HIV older than 12 months.
Hepatitis A is more common among people experiencing homelessness.
It’s a lot easier to fight addiction when you have a stable place to live.
Efforts to control viral hepatitis are falling behind, in part because of the growing opioid epidemic and homelessness crisis.
The city has focused its efforts on mobile outreach.
The CDC has released a new hepatitis A surveillance report.
This finding is from a program that sought to provide blanket treatment to Iceland’s hep C population.
The city is recommending that all people experiencing homelessness or using drugs get vaccinated to help prevent an outbreak.
Hepatitis A outbreaks reveal that America’s public health system is failing.
1 percent of the adult population is living with a chronic case of the virus.
Sparked by outbreaks across the country and a nationwide increase in homelessness, an advisory group has issued an alert.
Ten states have reported outbreaks since January 2017.
State officials have issued a public health alert for those experiencing homelessness, addiction and/or substance use disorders.
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