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Vaccination could have important role in control of UK HCV epidemic among people who inject drugs

A vaccine, even with low efficacy, could lead to meaningful reductions in the incidence and prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) among people who inject drugs (PWID),

Published
20 hours ago
By
Michael Carter
Hepatitis C antigen testing could eliminate need for two-step HCV testing, reduce cost of access

Testing for hepatitis C virus core antigen could eventually replace the current two-step procedure for diagnosing chronic hepatitis C infection in lower- and middle-income countries, speeding up

Published
23 June 2016
By
Keith Alcorn
'It's Destroyed People's Lives': The Shocking Rise in Hepatitis C-Related Deaths

Hepatitis C is preventable and curable—but it now kills more Americans than any other disease. According to experts, stigma against intravenous drug users and sex workers may be to blame.

Published
22 June 2016
From
VICE
What Do Gilead And Martin Shkreli Have In Common?

The U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts issued Gilead a subpoena pursuant to donations to charities that help patients pay for drugs. Medicare prohibits drug makers from helping patients afford their copays. The investigation could result in a ban on donations to copay charities, a decline in Gilead's customer retention and/or a fall in revenue.

Published
22 June 2016
From
Seeking Alpha
Hepatitis C: Treating People Who Inject Drugs

How can HCV specialists best work with addiction centers to bring potential patients into more complete and comprehensive HCV care?

Published
21 June 2016
From
HCV Next
Fighting the War on HCV Within the Veterans Health Administration System

Hepatitis C virus challenges the Veterans Health Administration in much the same way it challenges others, but with the added burden of post-traumatic stress disorder and a host of other military-specific hurdles, it presents unique challenges for treatment.

Published
21 June 2016
From
HCV Next
Many US communities vulnerable to HIV outbreak due to unsafe injecting of prescription opioids

Research published in the online edition of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes has identified the jurisdictions in the United States especially vulnerable to the rapid spread

Published
21 June 2016
By
Michael Carter
Punjab: Government launches special fund for free treatment of Hepatitis C

With this initiative, Punjab has become the first state in the country to provide free treatment to confirmed cases of Hepatitis C, a spokesperson claimed.

Published
20 June 2016
From
Indian Express
Sofosbuvir/ledipasvir regimens can cost less per cure than older hepatitis C treatments

The cost of treating chronic hepatitis C with sofosbuvir/ledipasvir (Harvoni) is lower than the cost of prior interferon-based therapy with first-generation direct-acting antivirals (DAAs), in part because

Published
15 June 2016
By
Liz Highleyman
Hep C sufferers’ ire at activist-website ban

A website which raises awareness about a medical cure for hepatitis C could be hidden from Australians.

Published
15 June 2016
From
The New Daily
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