World Hepatitis Day 2020: Preventing mother-to-child hepatitis transmission

“Hepatitis-free future.” is this year’s World Hepatitis Day theme. The focus is the prevention of hepatitis B transmission between mothers and newborns.The following reports include data on mother-to-child hepatitis transmission, screening pregnant women for hepatitis C virus and DAA treatment for children with HCV.In Tennessee, just 23% of at-risk infants are tested for HCVIn Tennessee, only 23% of infants who were exposed to hepatitis C virus were tested for it, including just one in 10 Black infants, study results showed. Read more.Estimated global prevalence of pediatricRead More

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