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Mavyret was associated with the most improvement in post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms.
Cure rate was three times as high for people who received treatment through a syringe service program.
However, rates of persistent HCV infection at age 5 were lower than previously assumed.
Left untreated, hepatitis C can lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer and the need for a liver transplant.
However, people who are not successfully treated may continue to experience declines in mental health.
However, older people were more likely to experience adverse events, especially if they used ribavirin.
Antiviral therapy reduced the need for hospitalization and emergency treatment for liver-related and other conditions.
Pickings for concurrent treatment are slim in Ending the HIV Epidemic rural communities.
A four-drug combination cured all individuals who had experienced prior treatment failure.
Pairing HCV testing and treatment eliminates the need to navigate the medical system.
The number of people treated for hepatitis C hit a low point during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pregnant people at highest risk for hepatitis C were white, American Indian or Alaska Natives and lived in the Northeast or Appalachia.
People treated for HCV were cured even without direct intervention from a specialist.
People who received a shortened course of antiviral therapy were less likely to be cured.
Barriers still stand in the way of making treatment available to all who need it.
Disruptions in access to treatment and harm reduction services could set back effort to eliminate hep C in the U.S.
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