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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

Interferon-Stimulated Gene Inhibits HCV Replication
Study explores the antiviral mechanisms of C19orf66, an interferon-induced inhibitor.
Acute Hepatitis C Infections Triple from 2009-2018
The CDC is calling for all adults to get tested for hepatitis C after the annual rate of infections tripled between 2009 and 2019.
CDC Issues New HCV Screening Recommendations
The 2 new recommendations are for HCV screening at least once for all adults aged 18 years or older and HCV screening for women during each pregnancy.
 
HCV Incidence Down Nearly 70% Among Men With HIV Living in London and Brighton
From 2013 to 2018, new HCV cases fell 68% among men living with HIV in 2 UK cities, London and Brighton.
Risk for Hepatitis C Virus High Among PWID and Share Needles
How does sharing needles impact the risk for hepatitis C among people who inject drugs?
FDA Approves Combination Therapy For Children With HCV
The FDA approved a combination therapy of sofosbuvir and velpatasvir to treat children with hepatitis C virus.
 
USPSTF Recommends HCV Screening in Adults, Adolescents
To assess available evidence and provide an update from the 2013 review, a team of investigators reviewed more than 80 studies featuring data from over 179,000 individuals.
Most People Who Inject Drugs Miss Opportunities for HIV, HCV Testing
PWID are unlikely to receive testing for HIV and hepatitis C, according to a new study that found that 8.5% were tested for HIV and 7.7% were tested for HCV within 1 year of a clinical encounter consistent with injection drug use.
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