Latest hepatitis News

Burnet Institute partners with Moderna to develop novel mRNA vaccines
Integrating HIV and mental health services for better overall health
New funding for hepatitis campaigns
New guidelines from WHO recommend simpler, safer treatment for cryptococcal disease in people living with HIV
Blood-borne viruses on increase
One-dose Human Papillomavirus vaccine offers solid protection against cervical cancer
Accessible care key to treating hep C in people who inject drugs
QuickStart to treatment for hepatitis C
Covid pop-up vaccination clinics to open over school holidays
Boosters highly effective against COVID hospitalization, death
Insights to inform influenza health worker vaccination programmes
Zero Discrimination Day, 1 March 2022
NYU Research Competes in STAT Madness 2022
Cell research on rare disease finds new link to inflammation
Healthy Canberra Grants focus on reducing harm from risky behaviour
UN experts call for urgent repatriation of seriously ill woman from Syria camp: Canada
COVID jabs for juniors start today
US FDA approved cabotegravir extended-release – first long-acting injectable option for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis
Australian childhood vaccination remains at record levels
Hepatitis NSW – 30 Years of Support and Service to Viral Hep Community
Call to accelerate study of new drugs for HIV in pregnant and breastfeeding women
$50 million investment in support for HIV and blood borne viruses
WHO publishes updated guidance on validation of elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, syphilis and hepatitis
Sinead Sheils wins 2021 Hepatitis NSW Cheryl Burman Award
Biotron’s BIT225 effective against Covid in animal study
WHO releases HIV drug resistance report 2021
WHO releases new toolkit to support quality HIV testing services
New reduced costs of dual HIV/syphilis rapid tests to accelerate progress toward elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV
Tasmanian researchers share in national funding
AGA recommends change in testing protocol for cirrhosis patients
Mapping Shifting Opioid Epidemic to Aid Public Health Efforts
WHO announces update of HCV guidelines on testing and treatment
Ten Millennia of Hepatitis B Virus Evolution
NHMRC Ideas Grants for Burnet research
Youth depression tied to higher risk of 66 diseases and premature death
WHO announces development of new guidance on Hepatitis C self-testing
Ending social stigma: families living with HIV, hep B and hep C
Now more than ever, fight against HIV must continue
World AIDS Day 2020 – WHO calls for global solidarity to maintain HIV services
ACON Issues Call to Action to Eliminate HIV-Related Stigma
Professor Bob Batey wins 2020 Hepatitis NSW Cheryl Burman Award
Grabbing Viruses Out of Thin Air
Eureka Prize awarded to leading infectious diseases researcher
WHO and other stakeholders join forces to accelerate access to effective paediatric HIV and tuberculosis
WHO-commissioned global systematic review finds high HCV prevalence and incidence among men who have sex with men
World-first guidance sets a global standard for HIV prevention
Australia’s responses to HIV and sexual health adapt in face of COVID-19 and share lessons of earlier pandemics
Naloxone To Save More Lives Under Amended Drug Law