Vaccine hesitancy, defined as a “delay in acceptance or refusal of vaccines despite availability of vaccination services,” has been reported in more than 90% of countries in the world.
Infection with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a significant public health problem throughout the world and constitutes a major global cause of morbidity and mortality. Recent estimates indicate that the global rate of HCV seroprevalence increased to 2.8% in the last decade, which corresponds to >185 million cases of HCV worldwide.1 To reduce the…
Gaps in care for patients with hepatitis C infection and possible interventions were explored in interviews with several doctors.
Researchers found data that showed treatment with direct-acting antivirals in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma with advanced cirrhosis improves liver function and could be categorized as safe.