Estimated global prevalence of pediatric HCV at more than 3 million

An analysis of peer-reviewed articles provided global prevalence estimates of hepatitis C virus in children, according to data from a modelling study.“Although we could not establish causation in our study, it does suggest that prevention of HCV infection among children will require what the World Health Organization and international guidelines have already outlined — find and treat more patients and implement harm reduction programs,” Homie Razavi, PhD, the managing director at the Center for Disease Analysis Foundation, told Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease.Read More

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