More people test positive for Hepatitis C after exposure at Ogden hospital

More people test positive for Hepatitis C after exposure at Ogden hospital OGDEN, Utah — Two months after the Utah Department of Health launched its initial investigation, more people are testing positive for Hepatitis C. Letters were sent out to … Continue reading

A quarter of people with HCV initially refused access to sofosbuvir/lepidasvir

A quarter of people with HCV initially refused access to sofosbuvir/lepidasvir … Treatment of HCV infection has been revolutionised by the development of direct-acting antiviral (DDA) agents. Compared to traditional therapy with pegylated interferon/ribavirin, treatment with DDAs is associated with … Continue reading

Fatty liver may contribute to higher risk of death for HIV/HCV co-infected people

Fatty liver may contribute to higher risk of death for HIV/HCV co-infected people About a quarter of people in a New York City cohort who had HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) died over a ten-year period – a "strikingly … Continue reading

Interferon-free hepatitis C treatment works for people on methadone or

Interferon-free hepatitis C treatment works for people on methadone or … As previously reported, the combination cured 96% of both previously untreated and treatment-experienced patients with genotype 1 HCV infection. Daniel Cohen of AbbVie presented findings from a phase 2 … Continue reading

when aids first became wide spread people and goverments thought about isoation the aids people?

Question by alex l: when aids first became wide spread people and goverments thought about isoation the aids people? i think even one country a nordic one did this but i am not sure . anyway in hindsight do you … Continue reading

Q&A: Why do homeless people have a high risk of hepatitis C than hepatitis B and others?

Question by lalaland: Why do homeless people have a high risk of hepatitis C than hepatitis B and others? Best answer: Answer by faded_shadoHepatitis C is transmitted by blood to blood contact only. This means that blood infected with hepatitis … Continue reading