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Hepatitis Cure, Sofosbuvir, Turns 5 Years Old: The Vast Majority of People Still Have Not Been Treated Img

Hepatitis Cure, Sofosbuvir, Turns 5 Years Old: The Vast Majority of People Still Have Not Been Treated

"The mind-boggling profits that Gilead earned since the launch of sofosbuvir could treat every person currently waiting for the hepatitis C cure while earning over US$16 billion in profits for shareholders."

A Guide to HIV and Hep C Coinfection Img

A Guide to HIV and Hep C Coinfection

The good news is that most people can stay healthy when they have HIV and hep C together, but the key to staying healthy is to learn as much as you can.

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Hepatitis C and Sugar

Is sugar bad for the liver? What about stevia, agave, honey, and coconut sugar? What people with hepatitis C need to know.

Which Hepatitis C Treatment Is Right for Me? Img

Which Hepatitis C Treatment Is Right for Me?

With so many options, there can be confusion over what hepatitis C treatment to take.

An Overview of Mavyret (Glecaprevir/Pibrentasvir) Img

An Overview of Mavyret (Glecaprevir/Pibrentasvir)

Brand Name: Mavyret Other Names: Glecaprevir/Pibrentasvir, GLE/PIB Drug Class: Opportunistic Infections and Coinfections

What Is Mavyret?

Mavyret is an antiviral prescription medicine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the ...

An Overview of Vosevi (Sofosbuvir/Velpatasvir/Voxilaprevir) Img

An Overview of Vosevi (Sofosbuvir/Velpatasvir/Voxilaprevir)

Brand Name: Vosevi Other Names: Sofosbuvir/Velpatasvir/Voxilaprevir, SOF/VEL/VOX Drug Class: Opportunistic Infections and Coinfections

What Is Vosevi?

Vosevi is an antiviral prescription medicine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (F...

An Overview of Ribavirin (Copegus, Rebetol, Ribasphere) Img

An Overview of Ribavirin (Copegus, Rebetol, Ribasphere)

Other Name(s): Copegus, RBV, Rebetol, Ribasphere Drug Class: Opportunistic Infections and Coinfections

What Is Ribavirin?

Ribavirin is an antiviral prescription medicine approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of c...

Ivo Mittelmeijer and Ejay de Wit speak with Mark S. King about the NoMoreC campaign at Sauna NZ in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, during AIDS 2018

A Gay Sauna Strives to Wipe Out Hepatitis C

The NoMoreC campaign is sponsored in part by Sauna NZ, a gay bathhouse in Amsterdam. So it seemed only appropriate for Mark S. King to head over to the sauna for a little quality time.

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Being in Prison May No Longer Be a Barrier to Receiving Treatment for Hepatitis C -- At Least If You're in Massachusetts

A federal judge has approved a settlement between Massachusetts state prisoners with hepatitis C and the Massachusetts Department of Correction that overhauls protocol for identifying, assessing, and treating people with hepatitis C.

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HIV and Hepatitis C

Key PointsHepatitis C is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV).HCV is spread mainly through contact with the blood of a person who has HCV. Most people become infected with HCV by sharing needles or other equipment to inject drugs.A...