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About 24 Australians die each week from hepatitis B or hepatitis C. That's some 1,237 needless deaths each year.

World Hepatitis Day (28 July) is a reminder that Australians cannot afford to rest on our laurels.

South Australia introduced its - and Australia's - first Prisons Blood-Borne Virus Prevention Action Plan this week.

In Associate Professor Jill Benson's early career, hepatitis B was regarded as a 'rare' illness.

Australian health experts are callilng for more attention on hepatitis B treatment, according to an SBS report this week.

You have viral hepatitis and know you need to eat well to maintain quality of life. But having access to fresh, healthy food consistently can be a lot of hard work. 

The stages of chronic hepatitis B infection has been given a makeover. Is it time for Hep B Bear to move aside?

On International Nurses Day, Hepatitis SA acknowledges the wonderful work of South Australia's viral hepatitis nurses - the skilled, friendly interface between the community and the specialists.

The Phamarceutical Benefits Advisory Committee has recommended the listing of tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B.

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has warned that direct-acting antiviral (DAA) medicines for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection have been associated with reactivation of hepatitis B virus (HBV) in people with a current or previous HBV infection.

The Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) and the Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA) have published information for health professionals to help them manage the new hepatitis C treatments.

This article has been updated to include the new hepatitis C treatment consensus guidelines from January 2017.

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