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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.
Study finds drug targets for Ebola, Dengue, and Zika viruses

Study finds drug targets for Ebola, Dengue, and Zika viruses

RUDN medics first to gather scattered data on hepatitis morbidity in Somalia

RUDN medics first to gather scattered data on hepatitis morbidity in Somalia

FDA clears mobile medical app to help increase retention in recovery program for opioid use disorder

FDA clears mobile medical app to help increase retention in recovery program for opioid use disorder

Genetic relic of the 'Black Death' may provide clues for treating fatal liver scarring

Genetic relic of the 'Black Death' may provide clues for treating fatal liver scarring

Routine HCV testing in correctional facilities can best identify and treat disease, say researchers

Routine HCV testing in correctional facilities can best identify and treat disease, say researchers

EMA recommends first all-oral treatment to tackle deadly sleeping sickness

EMA recommends first all-oral treatment to tackle deadly sleeping sickness

FIND explores new diagnostic assays for confirmatory HCV diagnosis in community settings

FIND explores new diagnostic assays for confirmatory HCV diagnosis in community settings

Benefit-harm balance of hepatitis B and C screening is unclear due to lack of informative evidence

Benefit-harm balance of hepatitis B and C screening is unclear due to lack of informative evidence

Study shows new emerging role of osteopontin in HCV-related hepatocellular carcinoma

Study shows new emerging role of osteopontin in HCV-related hepatocellular carcinoma

Study shows how pneumococci challenge the immune system

Study shows how pneumococci challenge the immune system

Research reveals high stability of hepatitis B viruses

Research reveals high stability of hepatitis B viruses

Researchers identify new potential target to inhibit progression of liver disease

Researchers identify new potential target to inhibit progression of liver disease

Map of human liver cells reveals molecular make-up of individual cells

Map of human liver cells reveals molecular make-up of individual cells

UT Southwestern biochemist receives 2019 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for innate immunity discovery

UT Southwestern biochemist receives 2019 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for innate immunity discovery

One-time universal screening recommended to tackle increase in hepatitis C

One-time universal screening recommended to tackle increase in hepatitis C

Antimicrobial signaling molecule has lower activity against hepatitis C virus in most humans

Antimicrobial signaling molecule has lower activity against hepatitis C virus in most humans

Tobacco control must be highest priority in national cancer control plan, says report

Tobacco control must be highest priority in national cancer control plan, says report

New book provides evidence that new drugs, medical technologies are safe and effective

New book provides evidence that new drugs, medical technologies are safe and effective

Gilead Sciences plans to launch authorized generic versions of Epclusa and Harvoni in the US

Gilead Sciences plans to launch authorized generic versions of Epclusa and Harvoni in the US

Researchers develop fast detection strategy to know type of virus acquired by patients

Researchers develop fast detection strategy to know type of virus acquired by patients