Virginia Schad

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Glecaprevir/Pibrentasvir Highly Efficacious and Well-Tolerated for HCV Infection

Glecaprevir/Pibrentasvir Highly Efficacious and Well-Tolerated for HCV Infection

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Glecaprevir plus pibrentasvir treatment results in high sustained virologic response rates irrespective of viral characteristics.

More Comprehensive HDV Surveillance Needed in High-Risk Individuals

More Comprehensive HDV Surveillance Needed in High-Risk Individuals

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Future studies might focus on the use of electronic medical record warning systems or other prompts to improve diagnostic test use in at-risk individuals.

Temporary Methotrexate Discontinuation Improves Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Immunogenicity

Temporary Methotrexate Discontinuation Improves Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Immunogenicity

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Discontinuing methotrexate for 2 weeks following flu vaccine may improve the immunogenicity of the vaccine in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Chronic Hepatitis B Increases Liver-Related Mortality in Acute Hepatitis E Infection

Chronic Hepatitis B Increases Liver-Related Mortality in Acute Hepatitis E Infection

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A population cohort study evaluated the effects of chronic hepatitis B infection on mortality rates of people infected with acute hepatitis E.

Global Prevalence of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in 2016 Estimated

Global Prevalence of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in 2016 Estimated

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Although some regions are well on their way to meeting prophylaxis and prevalence targets, all regions must substantially scale-up access to diagnosis and treatment to meet the global targets.

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