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Men on PrEP & HIV-positive men are getting hepatitis C during sex—here’s why

Men on PrEP & HIV-positive men are getting hepatitis C during sex—here’s why

, by Emily Newman

The hepatitis C virus can live in rectal fluid and semen, which is why it can be transmitted during sex. Read More

Surprising price break for newly-approved hepatitis C drug

Surprising price break for newly-approved hepatitis C drug

, by Liz Highleyman

Two new hepatitis C cure drugs, Mavyret and Vosevi, have been approved by the FDA—offering a shorter course of treatment, for a lower cost. Read More

Five reasons to get tested for hepatitis C

Five reasons to get tested for hepatitis C

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

May 19 is Hepatitis Testing Day. To mark the day, we share vital information about hepatitis C, and encourage you to spread the word about the importance of HCV testing and treatment. Read More

FDA Approves Epclusa Combo Pill for All Types of Hepatitis C

FDA Approves Epclusa Combo Pill for All Types of Hepatitis C

, by Liz Highleyman

Epclusa is a new combo pill of sofosbuvir/velpatasvir that can cure hepatitis C in 12 weeks. Read More

Generic hep C drugs as effective as high-cost brand names, plus other European Liver Conference highlights

Generic hep C drugs as effective as high-cost brand names, plus other European Liver Conference highlights

, by Liz Highleyman

Read more about the importance of early hepatitis C treatment, the best hep C drugs and expanding treatment access discussed at the European Liver Conference. Read More