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09.16.19

U.S. Hepatitis C Rates Continue to Rise as Implementation of Syringe Service Programs Lags Far Behind Community Needs

By Johan Marulanda

The following statement is by Senior Associate Sonia Canzater and Program Director Jeffrey S. Crowley September 16, 2019 | Last week, the CDC released the latest viral hepatitis surveillance data that shows reported new cases of hepatitis C virus (HCV) continue to increase, rising 7% from 2016 to 2017, contributing to an upward trend that […]

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06.12.19

Through Strategic Action, the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Can Move the U.S. Toward Elimination of Hepatitis C among People with HIV

By Johan Marulanda

Contact: Johan Marulanda / johan.marulanda@georgetown.edu  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON | 1 in 4 people living with HIV will become infected with Hepatitis C (HCV) during their lifetime. The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, the federal program that fills in gaps in care for uninsured and underinsured people with HIV to create a nationwide system of care […]

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Thematic Areas: Infectious Diseases