Katie Burk, MPH, presented measures undertaken by the city of San Francisco to provide integrated responses to the concurrent HIV/HCV and opioid public health epidemics.
The prevalence of opioid abuse has not only resulted in a substantial increase in drug-related deaths and HIV transmissions, but has also led to an increase in the number of people infected with HCV.
NASEM has issued a report detailing a strategy to eliminate hepatitis B and C as serious health problems and prevent nearly 90,000 deaths by 2030.
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