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Gary Bell and Raymond Hayward (l to r) credit Jennifer Melendez

Fighting Philadelphia’s HIV Epidemic Also Means Fighting Its Poverty Problem

The HIV epidemic in Philadelphia is heavily concentrated in its black population. Local caregivers at BEBASHI have seen diagnosis rates drop in recent years, though there’s still progress to be made.

Noel Twilbeck, Donna Ford and Dorian-Gray Alexander

In Post-Katrina New Orleans, HIV Rates Have Fallen While PrEP and HIV Care Have Increased

Poverty, stigma and racial health disparities drive HIV rates that are among the nation's highest. But expanded Medicaid and PrEP access seem to have contributed to a recent drop in new cases.

HepConnect meeting in Kentucky

HepConnect Initiative Aims to Reduce Hepatitis C in the Heart of the Opioid Epidemic

The Harm Reduction Coalition is launching a new strategy of supporting local advocates in five key states of the Appalachian region.

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."

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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.

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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.

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...