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After inmates filed a class action lawsuit, Nevada agreed to treat all prisoners living with hepatitis C.
A new Iris House campaign promotes HIV, hep C and STI testing and emphasizes the importance of mental health among young people.
The Haven empowers Black and Latino LGBTQ people by offering HIV and hepatitis C testing, PrEP and more.
Despite new guidelines, too few infants born to mothers with hepatitis C were screened for the virus.
Researchers found that longer usage of injection drugs was positively linked to hep C testing.
Requiring sobriety prior to treatment and curtailing harm reduction hinder efforts to eliminate hep C.
The blood-borne virus, which can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer, remains a major global health threat.
A recent study in Boston found that only 6% of people at detox centers who tested positive for either virus received follow-up medical care.
A day for people at risk for viral hepatitis to be tested, and for health care providers to educate patients about viral hepatitis testing.
Researchers found that half of the cases diagnosed through this approach were among people born after 1965.
People in their 20s and 30s now account for more than a third of newly reported chronic hep C.
Updated recommendation includes testing for pregnant women during each pregnancy.
A Canadian hospital lab adapts two Roche diagnostic systems, allowing for over 2,000 COVID-19 tests a day. How many are in the U.S.?
All people ages 18 to 79 should be screened for hepatitis C virus at least once, regardless of risk factors.
The majority of new cases of hepatitis C occur among people younger than 30 who inject drugs.
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