Hepatitis C Infections Increasing -Tied to Opioid Crisis

Just when it looked like new treatments could eliminate/cure hepatitis C virus (HCV), it turns out that with the opioid epidemic, HCV infections are increasing at a rapid pace (TJ Liang, JW Ward. NEJM 2018; 378: 1169-71).

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Estimated number of new Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Infections in the U.S. from CDC Data.

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