Use HepVu in your work and to learn more about the viral hepatitis epidemic. From downloadable data sets to educational infographics, HepVu offers a variety of materials to help illustrate the impact of hepatitis in the U.S.
Deeper Look: Opioids
The opioid crisis is one of the greatest public health challenges facing the U.S., causing an unprecedented surge in drug overdose deaths, and fueling the rapid rise in new Hepatitis C infections from injection drug use in communities across the country.
In January 2021, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released its Viral Hepatitis National Strategic Plan: A Roadmap to Elimination 2021-2025. The plan outlines objectives and strategies to aid stakeholders—researchers, policy makers, health care providers, advocacy groups, and patients—in working together to eliminate viral hepatitis as a public health threat in the U.S.