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The ABCs of Viral Hepatitis

Three different viruses cause the liver disease known as hepatitis. Here's what you need to know about the differences between them, including treatment and prevention.

By Juan Michael Porter II
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Which Hepatitis C Treatment Is Right for Me?

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

By Enid Vazquez for Positively Aware
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.

By Mark S. King
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An Overview of Peginterferon Alfa-2a

Other Names: PEG-interferon alfa-2a (HIV), Pegasys (HIV), pegIFN alfa-2a (HIV), pegylated-interferon alfa 2a (HIV) Drug Class: Immune Modulators Registry Number: 198153-51-4 (CAS) Chemical Name: Interferon alphaA (human leukocyte), mono(N2,N6-dicarbo...

By AIDSinfo
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Hepatitis C Exposure Is a Crime in Some States; Is This the New HIV Criminalization?

As the opioid crisis has spiked hepatitis C rates, are police departments now using laws written to criminalize HIV for another public health crisis?

By Sony Salzman
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Love, Sex, and Hepatitis C

"Although the risk of becoming infected with hepatitis C through unprotected sexual intercourse is low, it is still possible," writes Lucinda Porter, R.N.

By Lucinda K. Porter, R.N. for HCV Advocate
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Which HCV Treatment Is Right for Me?

We now have eight FDA-approved direct-acting antivirals (DAAs), as well as ribavirin, for treating all HCV genotypes. With so many options, there can be confusion over what treatment to take.

By Andrew Reynolds for Positively Aware
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An Overview of Harvoni (Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir)

Drug Class: Opportunistic Infections and Coinfections

What Is Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir?

By AIDSinfo
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Hepatitis C (HCV)

For people living with HIV who contract hepatitis C, only about one in five will clear the hepatitis C virus without treatment. The rest will proceed to chronic infection. Learn more in this comprehensive primer from The Well Project.

By The Well Project
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Which HCV Treatment Is Right for Me?

Five years ago, the list of hepatitis C (HCV) treatment options would have been very short. We now have seven FDA approved direct acting antivirals (DAAs), as well as ribavirin, for treating all HCV genotypes. With so many options, there can be confu...

By Andrew Reynolds for Test Positive Aware Network