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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 1

WHO: Meeting Global Goals for HIV, Hepatitis, STIs Requires Accelerated Effort
Meeting goals to eliminate HIV, viral hepatitis, and sexually transmitted infections by 2030 will require accelerated efforts, according to a progress report from the WHO.
Ohio Increases Funding to Fight Hepatitis A Outbreak
The state will allocate an additional $650,000 that will be divided up amongst areas of need. 
HCV Testing and Treatment in Prisons Improves Outcomes, But At What Price?
Initiating a model that provides testing, treatment and linkage to care for HCV in correctional facilities would improve outcomes but requires a costly investment.
Study Identifies a Safe Way to Transplant Organs from Hepatitis C-Positive Donors: Public Health Watch
DONATE-HCV trial offers new hope to those on waiting lists for new hearts and/or lungs.
Glecaprevir and Pibrentasvir Approved to Treat Hepatitis C in Children
The FDA has approved Mavyret (glecaprevir and pibrentasvir) tablets to treat all 6 genotypes of hepatitis C in children 12 to 17 years. 
Hepatitis C Rates Drop Drastically in London Residents With HIV
A London study shows that men infected with HIV are acquiring HCV at much lower levels than before.
Needle-Exchange Programs Cost-Effective Way to Reduce Hepatitis C Among Drug Users: Public Health Watch
UK study in Addiction identifies benefits for controversial programs proposed as a solution for the ongoing opioid crisis.
Is Eradicating Viral Hepatitis by 2030 a Realistic Goal?
A new analysis sheds light on what is needed to hit this benchmark.
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