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Hepatitis C prevalence was higher among people with unstable housing and those who injected drugs every day.
Modern antivirals can cure 95% of people with HCV, lowering the risk of cirrhosis, liver cancer and liver failure.
The awards to states and local health departments marked Overdose Awareness Day on August 31.
NIH and CDC study finds telehealth associated with increased likelihood of receiving evidence-based standard of care.
The CDC estimates that 21% of people living with HIV also have hepatitis C virus.
Hepatitis A and B declined in 2021, but new hepatitis C cases have doubled since 2014.
Drug-related mortality, including overdose, was the leading cause of death.
Connecticut, Maryland and Pennsylvania have reported the highest rates of overdose deaths involving xylazine.
Clinical characteristics linked to HCV, including substance use, has also increased over the past 20 years.
The COVID pandemic, workforce shortages, red tape and discrimination have slowed HIV response efforts.
Recent drug use along with unstable housing increased the risk of acquiring HCV again.
Breakthrough findings from NIH study could lead to more effective prevention and treatment strategies.
The Grand Plan Study showed that a multidisciplinary program can produce a high cure rate with little loss to follow-up.
Scientists will test community-based approaches to prevent drug overdoses and curb high death rates.
Amid this crisis, state and local government officials have enacted laws and ordinances that make clean syringes harder to get.
The “Philly, Keep on Loving” telehealth program includes at-home HIV and STI tests, med delivery, PEP, doctor chats and more—all free.
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