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People on opioid substitution therapy were more likely to adhere to antiretroviral treatment and achieve viral suppression.
Cure rate was three times as high for people who received treatment through a syringe service program.
WHO offers the best ways to prevent, diagnose and treat HIV, hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections for five key populations.
Molecular surveillance can detect emerging HIV outbreaks and tailor prevention. It can also criminalize people just for having HIV.
Someone dies of an overdose about every 5 minutes, often as a result of fentanyl and meth. Drug use also spurs HIV and hepatitis outbreaks.
ViiV Healthcare’s Risk to Reasons initiative offers stigma-free language for discussing HIV and Black women. Apply now for grants.
Plus: A HepVu fellow aims to geographically track hep C rates and overdose deaths and thus identify where risk is the highest.
Pickings for concurrent treatment are slim in Ending the HIV Epidemic rural communities.
A new exhibition and book showcase 165 AIDS posters from the University of Rochester’s vast online collection. [SLIDESHOW]
Testing advances made during the COVID-19 pandemic may lead to “test and treat” approaches for hepatitis C. But there’s a holdup.
The hepatitis bridge counselor will work in Guilford County and other parts of central North Carolina.
Pairing HCV testing and treatment eliminates the need to navigate the medical system.
Fatal drug overdoses—mostly due to opioids, including fentanyl, but also meth and cocaine—spiked 28.5% during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The number of people treated for hepatitis C hit a low point during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pregnant people at highest risk for hepatitis C were white, American Indian or Alaska Natives and lived in the Northeast or Appalachia.
Co-occurring health disorders appear to contribute to increased risk, NIH study suggests.
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