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Modern antivirals can cure 95% of people with HCV, lowering the risk of cirrhosis, liver cancer and liver failure.
Jail incarceration was associated with increased cancer deaths for common cancers for white people, but not for Black people.
At least 11 people have died from COVID-19 while in ICE custody, but advocates say that may be an underestimate.
Most hepatitis A infections in recent years have been seen in people who use drugs and people experiencing homelessness.
While systemic racism isn’t new, a new way of addressing it could help women protect themselves from HIV.
One study in June linked 16 percent of COVID-19 cases in Chicago and across Illinois to Cook County Jail.
It’s part of a $234 million federal initiative to improve COVID-19 testing among vulnerable populations.
Tight living spaces, lack of protective gear and preexisting health conditions may account for the higher death rate in prisons.
HIV criminalization experts convened attorneys and stakeholders to propose public health guidelines.
Second of a two-part series about incarceration and health
The national crisis at the intersection of health and social justice
This includes New York inmates who are older, sick, pregnant or have serious respiratory conditions or compromised immune systems.
The rumor that Black people are less susceptible to the new coronavirus was false and ridiculous. But there is something more worrisome.
Antiretroviral therapy helped people with the virus add years to their lives, but now scientists must address other issues of longevity.
The incident prompted New York activists to rally against HIV stigma and for bail reform.
The state will provide prisoners medication-assisted treatment to treat opioid use disorder and is creating more syringe services programs.
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