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However, only 6% of this population received hepatitis C care within six months after delivery.
The potentially lifesaving prescription drug buprenorphine is less available to women and Black and Latino people with opioid addiction.
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.
More fentanyl in the drug supply increases fatal overdoses, but other factors also fuel the crisis in Black communities.
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.
Testing advances made during the COVID-19 pandemic may lead to “test and treat” approaches for hepatitis C. But there’s a holdup.
Significantly fewer programs are offered for opioid use disorder in communities with a high percentage of Black or Latino residents.
The hepatitis bridge counselor will work in Guilford County and other parts of central North Carolina.
Now that the dam has broken, it may not be long before additional overdose prevention centers open around the country.
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.
Over 94,000 people died of drug overdoses in the U.S. last year. New York activists urge the new governor to OK overdose prevention centers.
This California county had the highest hepatitis C rates in the state, and yet officials have hampered syringe programs.
The Viral Hepatitis National Strategic Plan for the United States, released by HHS, offers a road map for the next five years.
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