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Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of June 11, 2017
New drugs for HIV, the growing rate of antibiotic resistance, a new hepatitis C treatment option, and updates on the Ebola outbreak and Lyme disease diagnostics, make up the Top 5 articles for this week.
New Hepatitis C Treatment Option Available for Patients Who Failed DAA Therapy
Findings from a clinical trial from researchers at Hospital Saint Joseph in Marseilles give new hope to patients with HCV in whom treatment with direct-acting antivirals previously failed.
Exploring the Link Between Steatosis Progression and HIV & HCV Infection
Not much is known about how HIV mono-infection contributes to the development of hepatic steatosis, due to how difficult diagnosis of this condition used to be. Now, with the developement of noninvasive tools, it is easier to diagnose steatosis.
Why Do People Respond to HCV Treatment Differently?
Research presented at Digestive Disease Week examines the factors that contribute to effectiveness of HCV treatment. 
Generic HCV Drugs Are More Affordable Way to Improve Patient Outcomes in India
The lack of availability of generic DAAs in many other parts of the world increases prices and often limits treatment to people with later stages of the disease.
HCV-Infected Kidneys May Change Organ Transplant Medicine
Researchers may have found a way to broaden the US kidney transplant supply list.
New Hepatitis C Infections Reach 15-Year High
The CDC released new preliminary surveillance data showing that over five years, the number of new hepatitis C infections has nearly tripled in number.
Maternal HCV Infection Rates on the Rise in the United States
A new study published in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report details an increasing trend of hepatitis C infection in pregnant women, especially in the state of Tennessee. 
The new test can differentiate between Lyme disease and 7 other tick-borne diseases.