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The majority of new cases of hepatitis C occur among people younger than 30 who inject drugs.
“Why would you take something that’s out here helping the community? I can’t understand it.”
Wider screening would prevent liver cirrhosis, liver cancer and the need for liver transplants.
Help find the “missing millions” who don’t know they’re living with viral hepatitis.
May is Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19th is Hepatitis Testing Day in the United States.
Four things you should know to be #HepAware.
Nearly 3,800 patients at the New Jersey surgery center may have been exposed, though the risk of infection is low.
Health care facilities serving people who use drugs are well-positioned to initiate hepatitis C testing. But ’they don’t.
Thus far, no state prison systems have adopted the protocols that advocates are demanding.
Researchers modeled the differences between testing focused on baby boomers versus universal screening.
Researchers analyzed data on more than a quarter of a million teens and young adults attending federally qualified health centers.
How this liver disease is diagnosed
Millions of Americans are living with chronic viral hepatitis, and most of them do not know they have it.
Primary care physicians and ob-gyns are the top clinicians ordering such tests.
You do not need any other risk factors to be tested.
Ron Valdiserri of the U.S. Department of HHS discusses ways to advance awareness about hepatitis C among African Americans
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