Hepatitis

5 Common Vaccinations You Should Get When Traveling Around the World

If you’ve decided to travel abroad, one of the wisest things you can do is immunize. Staying healthy and not picking up a foreign disease is an …

Public Health

Gobble, Gobble: Investigation Reveals Cannibalism, Hepatitis at Major Turkey Supplier Turkey Supplier

On November 20, animal rights network Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) released findings from a 9 month investigation into Norbest LLC, one of the …

Liberal View

Hepatitis A outbreak in Victoria

There are 10 confirmed cases of Hepatitis A in Victoria, with authorities confirming an outbreak.<p>The first case was reported in March with more …

Public Health

North Korean defector reportedly enjoys watching CBS' CSI and American movies

• <b>The North Korean defector who made a dramatic escape under a hail of gunfire is in stable condition.</b>• <b><br>He is reportedly 24-years-old and is identified by his surname: "Oh."</b>• <b><br>Oh is said to enjoy watching American media, including CBS' "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" and the action movie "The</b> …

Entertainment

North Korean Soldier Who Defected Had Roundworms, Hepatitis B And Inactive Tuberculosis

The North Korean soldier who was shot while defecting to South Korea last week had a number of health problems before getting injured while crossing …

World News

In Wake Of Hepatitis Outbreak, Huizar Asks For $1.8M For Skid Row Hygiene Center

<b>LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) —</b> The Los Angeles City Council member who represents Downtown, which was recently affected by an outbreak of hepatitis among its …

Public Health

Kentucky officials declare hepatitis outbreak

Kentucky health officials say they are seeing a dramatic rise in hepatitis A cases compared to recent years.<p>The Kentucky Department for Public Health …

Public Health

Hepatitis A outbreak continues to add cases but not deaths

The official case total for San Diego’s long-running hepatitis A outbreak increased seven Tuesday though the death total remained unchanged at 20 for …

Public Health

State reverses restrictive policy on hepatitis C drugs

The state of Missouri is reversing course and will allow anyone on Medicaid with hepatitis C to receive the medication that cures the disease.<p>The …

St. Louis

Shocking body-cam footage shows moment man with hepatitis C spits in police officer's face

This is the moment a police officer was spat at by a man infected with hepatitis C.<p>The shocking footage, recorded on an officer’s body-camera device …

Policing

California's Hepatitis A Outbreak Demands a Cure for Homelessness

It wasn’t just that people were getting sick—it was who. And how many.<p>Hepatitis A is a viral disease that primarily attacks the liver, and if it gets …

Public Health

Hepatitis A vaccinations at nursery after child contracts illness

A whole nursery of children have been given vaccinations after an outbreak of Hepatitis A.<p>The injection was given to 20 children and nine adults …

Public Health

Travel Vaccination Guide: Which Shots Do You Need?

What Travel Vaccinations Do You Need?<p>Travel Tips<p>Planning to travel overseas in the next few months? You may want to think about travel vaccinations. …

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Utah’s largest hepatitis A outbreak in years has now sickened at least 75 people since the first case was discovered in May.<p>The state usually sees …

Public Health

During a hepatitis A emergency, there's a nationwide shortage of vaccine

<b>(CNN) —</b> The battle against Hepatitis A outbreaks across the US is being stymied by a national shortage of the vaccine needed to combat it.<p>"Current supply is not sufficient to support demand for vaccine," the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told CNN in a written statement.<p>Southeast …

Public Health

Hepatitis C Virus Interactive Patient Flow Model

• How different treatment patterns will affect the <b>size of the HCV patient population</b><br>• How <b>commercial objectives</b> for your HCV brands need to change in …

Eliminating viral hepatitis: time to match visions with action

Medical Journals

El Cajon Homeless Advocates to Feed Needy Despite Ban

Homeless advocates are planning an act of defiance this weekend after a ban was issued in El Cajon that prohibits feeding the homeless in city …

San Diego

Achillion Heel: Stock Plunges as J&J Exits

It was just two months ago when shares of <b>Achillion Pharmaceuticals</b> (ACHN) were crushed by news that its all-important hepatitis C partnership with</b> …

Pharma

CDC names Sharp Rees-Stealy among top in nation at controlling blood pressure

Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group is among 24 organizations nationwide recently honored for its work to control chronic high blood pressure among its …

Public Health

Merck, GlaxoSmithKline face hepatitis A vaccine shortage amid U.S. outbreaks

It was only August when Merck and GlaxoSmithKline had to deal with a global shortage for their hepatitis B vaccines, and now unexpected demand in the …

Public Health

Canadian tainted-blood victims ask government to shift compensation funds

Canadians living with hepatitis C they contracted through tainted blood transfusions received before 1986 and after 1990, and survivors of those who have died, are asking the federal government to transfer money into a fund that ran dry before hundreds of victims were properly compensated.<p>A lawyer …

Mike McCarthy

Hepatitis patients struggle with discrimination in workplace

As hepatitis is seen as a highly transmittable infection, patients living with it face social stigma that can lead to discrimination.

Medicine

Carlsbad to open parks overnight for hand washing, portable toilets

Carlsbad unanimously approved an “urgency ordinance” Tuesday to allow overnight access to hand-washing stations and portable toilets at city parks, a …

California

Liver cancer risk higher for men above 50 who recover from hepatitis B, Hong Kong study warns

Patients who recover from hepatitis B are still at risk of developing liver cancer, especially men aged above 50, according to a study by the Chinese …

News (China)

There is only one sure way to fix the hepatitis C epidemic

The opioid crisis has triggered immense tragedy, touching almost every community in America and creating complex healthcare problems, including a …

Pharma

More homeless arrested following hepatitis A outbreak

Arrests of homeless people in downtown San Diego have spiked in recent months as the city tries to fight a deadly hepatitis A outbreak, and there’s …

Poverty

City Spent $2 Million on Ornate Bathroom

City officials spent $2 million on an artistically ornate bathroom while rejecting calls to prioritize the volume of downtown restrooms, according to …

California

A major city tries to eliminate hepatitis C — and build a model for others

Health<p>With cures in hand, a major city tries to eliminate hepatitis C — and build a model for others<p>S<p>AN FRANCISCO — Just a few years after the …

Health Care

We can't fight Hepatitis alone

LAST year, the World Health Assembly adopted the Global Health Sector Strategy on Viral Hepatitis (2016–20) with the goal of eliminating viral …

Public Health