Infectious Disease

Experts Move to Protect Women & Unborn Children From Hepatitis C

New treatment guidelines convey a startling reality: hepatitis C isn’t only a baby boomer problem anymore.  Spurred by the opioid epidemic and a national spike in heroin use, the disease poses a growing threat to young people. That includes women of childbearing age.  The trend has led experts at the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the Infectious Diseases Society of America to turn their attention to this vulnerable population.

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