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Hepatitis C elimination in France feasible if new infections in gay and bisexual men decline

Hepatitis C is becoming more concentrated in gay and bisexual men with HIV in France as direct-acting antiviral treatment cures the infection in other people with HIV while hepatitis C transmission between gay and bisexual men increases, French epidemiologists report in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases. But Dr Laurent Cotte and colleagues involved in the… Read More »

The Latest: France rushes aid to stem virus in French Guiana

PARIS — The French government is sending medics and aid to the South American territory of French Guiana amid a surge in virus infections there. The French military has ferried patients from Guiana, which borders Brazil, to hospitals in the French Caribbean island of Martinique. The minister for overseas territories, Anick Girardin, traveled to Guiana… Read More »