Opioid x Hepatitis C Crisis

Opioid x Hepatitis C Crisis

Recently, research from the CDC suggests that a steep increase in acute hepatitis C infection is associated with increases in opioid injections. Hepatitis C is spread through bodily fluids, most commonly, infected blood. When addicts share needles, the virus is...
Drug abuse and HCV

Drug abuse and HCV

Drug abuse and addition are often associated with a high risk of contracting hepatitis C.  Because drug abuse often affects judgement and behavior, drug use and addiction usually places people in the position to risk themselves to contracting this disease through...