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Greater political will and financial support for national programs are needed to eliminate viral hepatitis.
Left untreated, hepatitis C can lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer and the need for a liver transplant.
Universal HCV testing led to an increase in the number of pregnant women and infants diagnosed in a timely manner.
Men and Black people were more likely to have antibodies against hepatitis C virus.
The number of people treated for hepatitis C hit a low point during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Requiring sobriety prior to treatment and curtailing harm reduction hinder efforts to eliminate hep C.
The blood-borne virus, which can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer, remains a major global health threat.
People in their 20s and 30s now account for more than a third of newly reported chronic hep C.
All people ages 18 to 79 should be screened for hepatitis C virus at least once, regardless of risk factors.
Wider screening would prevent liver cirrhosis, liver cancer and the need for liver transplants.
Help find the “missing millions” who don’t know they’re living with viral hepatitis.
Four things you should know to be #HepAware.
The VA has cured HCV in nearly 100,000 veterans, which will dramatically reduce the development of advanced liver disease and liver cancer.
Millions of Americans are living with chronic viral hepatitis, and most of them do not know they have it.
The annual scientific meeting on liver health revealed exciting new findings concerning the battle against the hep C epidemic.
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