“If you need quality information about hepatitis C, the best source for basic fact sheets and unbiased information is the HCV Advocate,
a website founded by Alan Franciscus. Alan has been conducting
hepatitis C training sessions for healthcare professionals across the
United States since the 1990s. “
Once thought a disease of drug addicts—and
notable in the recent death of Lou Reed—the CDC wants tens of millions
tested as possible carriers. The Fix‘s guide to everything you need to know about hepatitis C, and it’s treatments.
The death from liver cancer of Lou Reed last October helped raise
awareness of the devastating toll being taken by hepatitis C in the
United States. Following is a guide to the evolution of the illness and
its’ treatment. Although HCV now kills more Americans than HIV, the hepatitis C virus is far from a death sentence if diagnosed early.