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Researchers Map Genetic Interaction Between HCV and Infected Hosts
Not much is known about how the genetic makeup of the virus impacts infected individuals, at least, until now.
WHO Reports Global Burden of Viral Hepatitis Is Increasing
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.
Liver Health Education Gets The Silent Treatment
Liver health education seems to be absent from the final draft of the National Academy of Science's Strategy for Eliminating Viral Hepatitis B & C.
Examining HCV Burden in EU and Measures to Eradicate it by 2030
Researchers from the Center for Disease Analysis investigated the incidence of hepatitis C in the European Union (EU) and examined the measures that would be needed to achieve the World Health Organization’s ultimate goal of eradicating the disease by 2030.
Doctors Without Borders Among 30 Groups to Challenge HCV Drug Patent in Europe
Doctors Without Borders and humanitarian groups across Europe are coordinating their opposition to Gilead Sciences Inc’s patent for hepatitis C treatment sofosbuvir, the basis for the biopharmaceutical giant’s Sovaldi, Harvoni, and Epclusa drugs.
FDA Approves New Indications for Two HCV Drugs
The US Food and Drug Administration just approved indications for two hepatitis C drugs to be used in pediatric patients.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of March 12, 2017
In case you missed them, our top 5 articles for the week of March 12, 2017 are highlighted here.
Exploring the Road to HIV-HCV Eradication in the DAA Era
Researchers posit that increased direct-acting antiviral (DAA) coverage can work to completely eradicate hepatitis c virus (HCV) in some populations of HIV-positive coinfected patients.
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?