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Viral Hepatitis Action Coalition members currently support three crucial CDC-led research and education programs, as well as fellowship opportunities, through grants to the CDC Foundation. 

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Are you one of 5.3 million Americans with chronic hepatitis? Think you might be at risk? Learn more and access resources for patients and healthcare providers.

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    • Hepatitis C treatment shifts as new drugs emerge January 29, 2014
      January 29, 2014

      Hepatitis C treatment shifts as new drugs emerge

      New drug therapies for hepatitis C are leading to changes in medical guidelines about the proper treatment patients with the virus.

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    • AASLD, IDSA, IAS-USA release guidelines, launch website for management of HCV January 29, 2014
      January 29, 2014

      AASLD, IDSA, IAS-USA release guidelines, launch website for management of HCV

      The website HCVguidelines.org has been launched as a resource for healthcare providers and patients dealing with hepatitis C virus (HCV). Information on the website includes testing, linkage to care, and details about therapeutic options.

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    • Drug Combo Cures Toughest Cases of Hepatitis C January 16, 2014
      January 16, 2014

      Drug Combo Cures Toughest Cases of Hepatitis C

      Recent studies reveal that a combination of two therapies – daclatasvir and sofosbuvir – many be the most effective way to approach hard to treat cases of hepatitis C. The FDA approved sofosbuvir in late 2013.

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    • Hepatitis took decades off expected life span January 03, 2014
      January 03, 2014

      Hepatitis took decades off expected life span

      A recent examination of U.S. death certificates found that patients with hepatitis B or hepatitis C died 22-23 years earlier than patients without the virus. In 2010, 18,000 death certificates listed hepatitis as the cause of death.

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