HCV prevention campaigns need to focus on reducing frequency of injecting drug use involving sharing of equipment

H

nam, 13 January 2015

Sharing injecting equipment is associated with a low per-event probability of hepatitis C virus (HCV) transmission, Australian investigators report in the online journal PLOS ONE. Because the per-event probability was so low, the investigators believe that HCV prevention campaigns should focus on reducing the frequency of sharing equipment, as well as focusing on decreasing the per-event risk.

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By J Pope

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