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Conspiracy theorists ignore Magic Johnson’s own words: “I am certain that I was infected by having unprotected sex with a woman.”
The Pennsylvania law increases penalties for spitting on a police officer and committing actions that could transmit HIV, hep B and more.
The virus can be transmitted via respiratory droplets at close range, but it does not spread through the air over longer distances.
Ballad Health warned clients of possible exposures to hepatitis B and C as well as HIV but said the risk was “extremely low.” [VIDEO]
Exploring facts and myths about hepatitis C transmission
Two different studies found that Vemlidy was safe and effective for pregnant women and their infants.
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is the most common blood-borne virus in the United States.
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.
A new CDC study leaves the question of indoor versus outdoor dining unanswered.
However, intimate contact can increase the risk of spreading COVID-19 through coughing, sneezing and kissing, experts caution.
Immediate risk of transmission to the American public is still low, according to experts.
We explore effective handwashing techniques, including whether using soap and water is better than hand sanitizers.
Health officials with Goshen Hospital in Indiana called the risk of infection “extremely low.”
HCV incidence in a Canadian study was lower than rates seen in some European countries.
Ask Hep answers a question about the risk of transmitting hepatitis C sexually.
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