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The World Health Organization just published the first ever Global Hepatitis Report, which notes that the viral hepatitis mortality rate is increasing worldwide, while deaths caused by HIV and tuberculosis continues to drop.
LATEST BLOOD-BORNE DISEASES VIDEOS
Monique Foster, MD, MPH, EIS officer, Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, explains why it’s important for individuals to know that they are infected with hepatitis C, although they may be asymptomatic.
John D'Angelo, MD, senior vice president, executive director of Emergency Medicine Services at Northwell Health, describes the importance for hospital staff to be prepared for outbreaks.
Although cases of influenza A are on the decline, a late season surge in influenza B cases are helping to extend flu season across parts of the United States.