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Hepatitis C is a blood-borne virus that infects the liver, where it causes significant inflammation, damage and disruption of normal liver function. According to estimates by the World Health Organization, around 3 to 4 million people worldwide are infected with hepatitis C every year.
Homeless Californians adapt to camp sweeps and ‘the Caltrans Shuffle’

Homeless Californians adapt to camp sweeps and ‘the Caltrans Shuffle’

Heart transplants from hepatitis C–positive donors could help overcome organ shortage

Heart transplants from hepatitis C–positive donors could help overcome organ shortage

Research shows how the hepatitis D virus copies itself

Research shows how the hepatitis D virus copies itself

Using hearts from hepatitis C-positive donors presents an opportunity to expand donor pool

Using hearts from hepatitis C-positive donors presents an opportunity to expand donor pool

Researchers reveal the mystery in replication cycle of hepatitis D virus

Researchers reveal the mystery in replication cycle of hepatitis D virus

Using math equations to detect and forecast liver cancer risk

Using math equations to detect and forecast liver cancer risk

House drug pricing bill to reduce costs, improve access to life-saving therapies

House drug pricing bill to reduce costs, improve access to life-saving therapies

Study uncovers need to improve HCV testing rates in young people

Study uncovers need to improve HCV testing rates in young people

No differences found in survival, acute rejection in patients receiving lungs from increased-risk donors

No differences found in survival, acute rejection in patients receiving lungs from increased-risk donors

Anti-hepatitis treatment also helps improve later complications

Anti-hepatitis treatment also helps improve later complications

Updated website reflects major developments in identification, management of chronic hepatitis C

Updated website reflects major developments in identification, management of chronic hepatitis C

Sanitization error might possibly have exposed hundreds to HIV at Indiana hospital

Sanitization error might possibly have exposed hundreds to HIV at Indiana hospital

International consortium to receive BRL 43.5 million for discovering drugs to treat neglected diseases

International consortium to receive BRL 43.5 million for discovering drugs to treat neglected diseases

'African eye worm' hampers efforts to eliminate river blindness, study shows

'African eye worm' hampers efforts to eliminate river blindness, study shows

Malaria research advances immunotherapy in lupus, HIV

Malaria research advances immunotherapy in lupus, HIV

Integral Molecular receives NIH contract for $5.5 million to advance vaccine discovery

Integral Molecular receives NIH contract for $5.5 million to advance vaccine discovery

Study finds fewer new cases of HCV in HIV-negative men who have sex with PrEP-using men

Study finds fewer new cases of HCV in HIV-negative men who have sex with PrEP-using men

Combination therapy shows promise for transplanting HCV-infected organs

Combination therapy shows promise for transplanting HCV-infected organs

New vaccine strategy shows promise against HIV

New vaccine strategy shows promise against HIV

High hepatitis C rates in Ohio linked to opioid misuse

High hepatitis C rates in Ohio linked to opioid misuse