August 18, 2022
Hepatitis C is a paradox of American health care. The medical community has never been better equipped to diagnose, cure and prevent this potentially fatal liver disease.
March 3, 2022
By Robert Gish, MD As the country continues to battle one infectious disease, health officials are simultaneously refocusing efforts to…
August 18, 2021
Most people are aware of hepatitis C, but other types of viral hepatitis and liver disease often get overlooked. As a result, Americans suffer.
July 28, 2021
Every 30 seconds a person dies from a hepatitis-related illness. That startling statistic underscores the urgency to test, treat and cure people with viral hepatitis, who often face dangerous delays.
June 1, 2021
Across the country, state Medicaid programs are improving patients’ chances of being cured of hepatitis C. If more states follow suit, the deadly virus could be eliminated this decade.
May 20, 2021
The coronavirus pandemic proved that the public health response to a large-scale crisis can literally mean the difference between life and death. That lesson can now be applied to a different public health issue – hepatitis C.
February 9, 2021
After years of steadily increasing hepatitis rates, the country has lost its way on controlling the deadly viral disease. Now, it has a new map.
December 3, 2020
Holes in clinical trials data could be keeping people of color from accessing the medication they need.
November 17, 2020
For more than half a century, hepatitis C has damaged peoples’ livers and wreaked havoc on their health. Now curative…
April 28, 2020
Years after a cure became available for hepatitis C, infections are skyrocketing.