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The Contagion® HCV / Hepatitis specialty page provides HCV / hepatitis-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

HCV / HEPATITIS NEWS - Page 15

Scientists Discover Cause of Immune Dysfunction in Patients with Cirrhosis
Liver fibrosis and subsequent cirrhosis result from chronic damage to the liver that is caused by most types of chronic liver disease, including chronic hepatitis C virus infection and alcohol abuse.
Will Europe be Hepatitis Free by 2030?
World Hepatitis Day aims to increase awareness and understanding of viral hepatitis. The ECDC discusses Europe’s plan to eliminate hepatitis by 2030.
Hepatitis A Outbreak in Hawaii Encourages Vaccinations of Travelers and Locals
The Hawaii State Department has confirmed an open investigation of the hepatitis A infection in Oahu, Hawaii.
FDA Approves First Regimen to Treat All Six Major Forms of HCV
The US Food and Drug Administration just approved a new regimen to treat the six major forms of chronic hepatitis C (HCV).
 
HCV Screening: A Missed Opportunity in Pregnancy?
A recent study has estimated the seroprevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection to be 0.5% in the antenatal population.
HCV Cure Rates in HIV Patients, Lower in Real-World than in Clinical Trials
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) cure when using direct-acting antiviral (DAA) agents in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-coinfected patients is lower in real-world settings than when patients are enrolled in clinical trials, a new study has found.
Ledipasvir-Sofosbuvir for 8 Weeks: Effective and Cost-effective Against HCV
A recent study in treatment-naïve patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection has shown that ledipasvir/sofosbuvir (LDV/SOF) combination therapy produces similar sustained virologic response (SVR) rates in clinical trial-based studies and real-world studies.
A Closer Look at the Updated WHO HCV Guidelines
Contagion™ Editorial Board member, Charitha Gowda, MD, MPH breaks down the World Health Organization hepatitis C (HCV) guidelines update, and reminds healthcare professionals to build on these guidelines to advocate for the most effective and safest treatment options for our individual patients and all patients worldwide.
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