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Historical Perspective on the Discovery and Elucidation of the Hepatitis B Virus
Authors T. Block, H. Alter, WT London, and M. Bray provide a fascinating review of the discovery of the hepatitis B virus from 1865-1965, which forms part of a special symposium on hepatitis B in Antiviral Research. Read more.
The CDC HepTLC Initiative: Expanding Access to HBV and HCV Testing and Care in the U.S.
May 3 – The CDC Know Hepatitis B campaign featuring the partnership role of Hep B United, a program co-chaired by the Hepatitis B Foundation, is highlighted in the May Public Health Reports. Read more.
Hepatology, Medicine and Policy Journal Publishes Findings from Hepatitis B Foundation ‘Gateway to Care’ Campaign in China
May 16 – The journal Hepatology, Medicine and Policy has published a paper submitted by the Hepatitis B Foundation that details the hepatitis B-related knowledge, attitudes and practices in Haimen City, China, after the completion of a three-year citywide public health education campaign. Read more.
Hepatitis B: The “Silent" Threat That's Demanding Attention
May 9 – The fight against hepatitis B is not getting the resources it should, writes Dr. Chari Cohen of the Hepatitis
B Foundation in an article highlighting the barriers many Americans face, especially those who are infected and marginalized. Read more.
Hepatitis B Foundation Marks 25th Anniversary at Crystal Ball
April 13 - The Hepatitis B Foundation marked a quarter century as the global authority on hepatitis B at its Crystal Ball on April 8th, which raised nearly $125,000. Dr. Bud Tennant was honored with the Baruch S. Blumberg Prize and Mr. Renold Capocasale received the Community Commitment Award.
New Report: Hepatitis B and C Can Be Eliminated in the United States
April 13 - The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released a newreport on Eliminating the Public Health Problem of Hepatitis B and C in the United States that both could be eliminated "but that this would take considerable will and resources."
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