Tag Archives: hepatitis

Does hepatitis C virus remain in the body after successful treatment?

Persistence of very low-level hepatitis C infection after a sustained virologic response to hepatitis C treatment is an extremely rare event and is not associated with any liver damage, Spanish researchers report in Nature Scientific Reports this week. Hepatitis C infection is cured if the virus is undetectable 12 weeks after the completion of a… Read More »

VBI hepatitis B vaccine meets main goals in late-stage trial

(Reuters) – VBI Vaccines Inc said on Monday a late-stage study testing its hepatitis B vaccine met its main goals. The trial tested VBI’s Sci-B-Vac against GlaxoSmithKline’s’s Engerix-B vaccine, which was first approved in the United States in 1989. Reporting by Tamara Mathias in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.… Read More »

Hepatitis C and HIV coinfection

Hepatitis C is a contagious viral infection that affects the liver. People living with HIV are at higher risk of contracting hepatitis C because of the effect HIV has on the immune system. In this article, we discuss the relationship between hepatitis C and HIV. We also cover symptoms, prevention, and treatment for hepatitis C.… Read More »