HBV & HCV: America’s Hidden Epidemics

 
 
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September 2010The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) and the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) issued a report in September 2010 calling for action to be taken to transform how the country deals with viral hepatitis – to help identify millions of Americans who know they are living with chronic forms of hepatitis B and C and to assure access to treatment for all who need it, to prevent even more Americans from becoming infected. “This report is a critical next step that builds on  a recent groundbreaking Institute of Medicine report on viral hepatitis and translates it into a series of action items which will be critically important to control the silent epidemic of viral hepatitis in the US,” said Arun J Sanyal MD, President of AASLD.Read Article