Tag Archives: Injection Drug Use

HCV Infection Related to Opioid Epidemic

Hepatitis C Virus Infection related to Growing Opioid Epidemic A recent study published in the American Journal of Public Health finds that the national increase in acute Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection is strongly related to the nation’s opioid epidemic, specifically with increases in injections drug use (IDU). This study examined the incidence of HCV […]