Hepatitis C incidence low among gay and bisexual men on PrEP, study finds

There were few incident hepatitis C virus infections recorded among gay and bisexual men participating in an HIV PrEP rollout study in Australia, researchers reported.The EPIC-NSW study has produced some major findings in the past, including that the rollout of PrEP in the state of New South Wales led to a rapid decline in new HIV infections. Other results from the study suggest that the connection between PrEP and STIs may be overestimated.“In implementing PrEP rollout, there was uncertainty about the impact that this would have on hepatitis C virus transmission in the community of gayRead More

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