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Merck, GlaxoSmithKline face hepatitis A vaccine shortage amid US outbreaks

Since March, the CDC’s Division of Viral Hepatitis has identified hepatitis A outbreaks in several cities in California, Michigan and Utah, especially among people who are homeless and people who use drugs. Over the past six months, those ongoing outbreaks have resulted in supply stress for vaccine makers Merck and GSK, which sell U.S.-licensed hepatitis A shots Vaqta and Havrix, respectively.

Published
15 November 2017
From
FiercePharma
Michigan Sees Hepatitis A Outbreak in Gay Men

State health officials investigating a hepatitis A outbreak in southeast Michigan are reporting an increase in cases among men who are sexually active with men.

Published
31 October 2017
From
U.S. News & World Report
California declares state of emergency over deadly hepatitis A outbreak

California Gov. Brown declared a state of emergency Friday because of a hepatitis A outbreak that has killed at least 18 people in the state. The declaration allows state health officials to buy additional doses of the hepatitis A vaccine to try to halt the outbreak, which is already the nation’s second largest in more than two decades.

Published
16 October 2017
From
Los Angeles Times
Death toll from San Diego hepatitis outbreak rises to 17, with no signs of slowing

The death toll in San Diego’s hepatitis A outbreak increased Tuesday, and the region’s top public health official said she hasn’t seen any signs of a slowdown in the public health emergency that has now killed 17 people.

Published
28 September 2017
From
Los Angeles Times
Hepatitis A increase in NYC linked to travel among MSM

According to the CDC, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene reported an increase in hepatitis A infection among men who have sex with men in the city this year. Further, some of these men report traveling to areas in Western Europe where HAV outbreaks are ongoing among MSM.

Published
26 September 2017
From
Healio
Hepatitis A outbreak in gay and bisexual men in Europe is growing

New cases of hepatitis A cases have soared in Western Europe over the past six months as a result of an epidemic in gay and

Published
03 July 2017
By
Keith Alcorn
Health warning for gay men over Hepatitis A outbreak at World Pride in Madrid

Public Health England has issued a warning to gay men after an outbreak of hepatitis A. The health body issued an urgent warning to those planning on attending World Pride in Madrid later this month, encouraging them to visit their genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinic to request the vaccine. Those not travelling to World Pride are advised to ask about vaccination at their next sexual health check-up.

Published
21 June 2017
From
PinkNews
WHO warns hep-A outbreak may be exacerbated by gay pride season

An outbreak of hepatitis A has spread over the past year among gay men in Europe, the United States and Chile, and upcoming gay pride events and a vaccine shortage could worsen the situation, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.

Published
08 June 2017
From
Reuters
Portugal hepatitis A outbreak: 'Far from controlled'

In a follow-up to the hepatitis A outbreak in Portugal, the Director General of Health reported the case tally has grown to 138 since the beginning of the year, according to an MSN Notocias report (computer translated). And the outbreak is considered from from being under control.

Published
10 April 2017
From
Outbreak News Today
Portugal reports hepatitis A outbreak, most cases in Lisbon

The cases are predominately being seen in Greater Lisbon and many cases are affecting men who have sex with men (MSM).

Published
03 April 2017
From
Outbreak News Today
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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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