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Hepatitis C News Update

Deaths From Viral Hepatitis Are on the Rise“Viral hepatitis is now the second leading infectious cause of death globally after tuberculosis, the World Health Organization’s report reveals. Viral hepatitis testing and treatment coverage rates have stalled despite...

Hepatitis C News Update

Hepatitis C cases dropped in the US. Health officials unsure if it’s a blip or trend“NEW YORK — New U.S. hepatitis C infections dropped slightly in 2022, a surprising improvement after more than a decade of steady increases, federal health officials said...

Hepatitis C News Update

B.C. government makes hepatitis C treatment available to all residents “The B.C. government will now allow anyone living with chronic hepatitis C to access treatment, even in its early stages. “What we hope, of course, is from a health cost perspective that it...

Hepatitis C News Update

And Then There Was One: HCV Elimination in the Coinfected Population“The treatment of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) has evolved considerably in the past 15 years. Second-generation direct-acting antivirals entered the market in late 2014. Today we have well-tolerated,...