Russia resorts to recruiting prisoners with infectious diseases: Ukraine
Russian prisoners with diseases such as HIV and hepatitis C are being recruited as soldiers by the Wagner Group, Kyiv said.
We Can End Hepatitis C. Why Aren't We?
It's infuriating that our government hasn't done more to end this highly infectious disease that disproportionately impacts minorities and people struggling with substance use disorder.
In the Shadow of the Opioid Crisis, Hepatitis C Is Rising in Appalachia
Hep C is killing more Americans than all other infectious diseases combined. It's time we supported all measures to address it.
Patients Potentially Exposed to Infectious Disease In Hospital Mishap
A hospital technician missed out one step in a multi-step sterilization process, meaning surgical patients treated at the hospital between April and September this year may be at risk of infection.
Opioid Crisis Has Created a 'Nationwide Epidemic' of Heart Infections
The Midwest saw the biggest spike of heart infections cases linked to drug abuse.
Wrestling Fans Urged to Get HIV Tests After Blood-splattered Show
"Welcome to the Wreckroom Pro Wrestling" featured a "Panes of Glass" match. One performer was left with 42 stitches.
Pennsylvania Dentist Patients at Risk of HIV, Hepatitis
Patients who had dental procedures at the facility between January 1, 2007 and September 14, 2018, should get tested, health officials said.
Vampire Facial Spa Shut Down Due to Infection Concerns
People may be at risk for Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV.
Nurse Could Have Exposed Over 2,000 Patients to Hep C
Hepatitis C can be deadly if left untreated.
$300 Hepatitis C Treatment Has 97 Percent Cure Rate
More than 71 million people could see benefit from treatment with far lower costs than currently available.
CDC: Heroin Epidemic Driving Up Hepatitis C Cases
Hepatitis C rates rose by 294 percent between 2010 and 2014, accounting for 19,000 deaths in 2013.
The Global Hepatitis Epidemic Rages On
A new report by the World Health Organization presents a sobering view of hepatitis B and C. Despite being preventable and curable, these potentially fatal diseases continue to rage worldwide.
An End to Hepatitis C: Using the Cures
Several curative treatments for hepatitis C are now available. But several barriers are preventing a full embrace by physicians.
Online Buyers Clubs Offer HIV Patients Cheaper Drugs
Recent data shows that treatment arranged through buyers clubs can be just as effective as through conventional channels.
Activists Challenge Patents on Costly Hepatitis C Drug
With a price tag of $1,000 a day, most patients are unable to get treatment.
The VA's Hepatitis C Problem
Patients and former Veterans Health Administration doctors claim treatment is lacking.
CVS to Exclusively Distribute $1,000 Per Pill Drug
A full treatment of the medication is a whopping $84,000 per patient.
The Hepatitis C Cure That Costs $84,000
As many as 3.2 million Americans are infected by hepatitis C, and the cost of giving most of them Sovaldi would surpass $200 billion