HepVu Releases State-Level Maps Showing Impact of Hepatitis C Epidemic Across the U.S.
Today, HepVu launched new interactive maps visualizing state-level estimates of people living with Hepatitis C across the United States that highlight a concentration of infections in some states most impacted by the opioid epidemic.
Join us at 2PM ET today for a webinar about HepVu’s new data and focus on opioids.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Webinar Link Dial-In: 1-701-801-1211 Access Code: 506 325 060
Published in JAMA Network Open, the data reveal an estimated 2.3 million people living with Hepatitis C infection in the U.S. between 2013 and 2016, with a high burden in the West and in some Appalachian states.
Beyond the Map
Read our Q&A on the opioid epidemic’s impact on Hepatitis C with experts Dr. Heather Bradley and Dr. Ron Valdiserri:
Heather Bradley, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at Georgia State University and HepVu Project Director.
Ron Valdiserri, M.D., MPH, Senior Research Associate and Distinguished Scholar, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, and serves as HepVu Co-Chair.