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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

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New HIV, Hepatitis B and C Guidelines Will Make More Organs Available for Transplant, Experts Say

A revolution in organ transplants is taking place.

By Martha Kempner
Suraj Madoori, M.P.H., M.S.J., M.A. and Annette Gaudino
Interviews

Will We Ever Have a Hepatitis C Vaccine? Two Activists Weigh in on the Challenges and Opportunities Ahead

A new injection of funding from Congress could be the catalyst for a future hepatitis C (HCV) vaccine.

By Terri Wilder, M.S.W.
David Kalinoski
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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.
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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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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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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
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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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Test-and-Treat for Hepatitis C: What Are the Obstacles?

A series of studies aim to determine whether test-and-treat strategies can be implemented for people with hepatitis C, much like programs for people living with HIV.

By Sony Salzman