Lucinda K. Porter, R.N.
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One of the obstacles to hepatitis C treatment comes from a vocal few in the HCV community who believe that the cure for HCV is dangerous, even deadly.
Screening of people at risk for HCV is insufficient. Access to care and treatment is inadequate. In short, we need to increase our education efforts.
The opioid crisis is causing a surge in the number of hepatitis C cases among young people.
Can we eliminate hepatitis C the way we did to small pox? Experts think we can, and many believe we can also eradicate hepatitis B.
"Not only is nothing private on the internet, it is forever," Lucinda K. Porter, R.N., writes. "Information cannot be erased from the web. So, if you don't want people to know about your having hepatitis C, don't tell anyone."