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Barriers still stand in the way of making treatment available to all who need it.
Hepatitis B and C kill more people each year than HIV/AIDS, malaria and TB. That’s why “Hepatitis Can’t Wait.”
An extra booster dose raised antibody levels in one third of people with organ transplants, but many remain unprotected.
Over 2.3 million people have hep C in the United States. The liver disease can be cured—but first, you must know your status.
About 2.4 million Americans are living with hepatitis C and 862,000 have hep B. Spread the word about this hidden epidemic.
Just weeks after getting a nose ring, this New York City mom developed a rare hepatitis B infection and needed a liver transplant.
Mice that performed modest exercise were less likely to show signs of inflammation, cell aging and liver cancer.
But experts suggest that a move toward universal hepatitis B screening and vaccination may be in order.
Hepatitis A and E usually resolve on their own, but hepatitis B and C can cause serious liver disease, including cirrhosis and liver cancer.
The Viral Hepatitis National Strategic Plan for the United States, released by HHS, offers a road map for the next five years.
Areas with lower population density have not seen the same slowdown as urban areas.
NAIRHHA Day also brings focus to other epidemics fueling HIV disparities.
Hepatitis A and B can be prevented with vaccines, and hepatitis C can be cured with antiviral treatment.
290 million people have viral hepatitis and don’t know it. Raise awareness with a virtual video relay.
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