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Hepatitis C (HCV) Initial Treatment Recommendations: A Closer Look at the Options

Although several HCV drugs can cure almost all infections regardless of viral genotype, picking the right drug will depend on each patient's medical history, level of liver damage, and coinfections.

By Sony Salzman

Featured

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News

Hepatitis C Treatment Barriers Persist Through the Cure Era, Especially in U.S.

For the most vulnerable populations disproportionately impacted by HCV in the U.S.—i.e., incarcerated people and people who inject drugs—treatment remains dangerously elusive, experts say.

By Ginger Skinner
Annette Gaudino and Bryn Gay
Interviews

With Several Curative Therapies for Hepatitis C on the Market, the Research Pipeline for Prevention Continues

The authors of an influential annual report on hepatitis C research and development talk through what's new and evolving in clinical science.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
David Kalinoski
Interviews

Creating Care Plans for People Who Use Drugs Or With Hepatitis C in the Time of Coronavirus

VOCAL-NY has kept its doors open through the COVID-19 pandemic to serve people who use drugs and may be living with hepatitis C, but how it provides services has changed.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
Judith Feinberg headshot.
Interviews

Retire? No, Thanks! This Doc Instead Moved to West Virginia to Fight HIV, Hepatitis C, and the Opioid Crisis

In a poor and conservative state, Judith Feinberg, M.D., aims to expand harm reduction—and bring treatment to active drug users.

By Tim Murphy
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Features

Addiction Science: What Policy Makers Need to Know

Addiction needs to be addressed by prevention and treatment, but policy makers need skin in the game too.

By Barbara Jungwirth
Annette Gaudino credit Jason Stern
Interviews

As With HIV, New York State Was Set to Lead the Nation to End Hepatitis C. But Why Haven’t the Recommendations Been Made Public?

Activist and member of the state task force Annette Gaudino would like the public to know.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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News Analysis

Factors Associated With Hepatitis C Infection Among Men Who Take PrEP

IPERGAY scientists recommended that clinicians screen patients who request PrEP, as well as patients who are already using it, for a number of key HCV risk factors.

By Sean R. Hosein for Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange
Housing Works co-founder Eric Sawyer holding a proclamation with Ginny Shubert during the dedication of The Ginny Shubert Center for Harm Reduction on July 17, 2019 in New York City.
Interviews

This Community-Based Hepatitis C Treatment-Incentive Program Shows Great Results

The HIV services organization Housing Works implemented a hepatitis C treatment program in New York City, with very high completion rates.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
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Montreal Researchers Explore Cannabis Use Among People With HIV and Hepatitis C

Montreal scientists found that 88% of cannabis users had an undetectable viral load. This suggests that a very large majority of cannabis users did not have problems adhering to antiretroviral therapy.

By Sean R. Hosein for Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange
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News Analysis

We Have a Cure for Hepatitis C. Why Are Rates So High?

An in-depth update on what we know about HCV risk, symptoms, screening, outcomes, and treatment (including financial barriers).

By Martha Kempner