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Hepatitis A increase in NYC linked to travel among MSM

September 22, 2017

According to the CDC, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene reported an increase in hepatitis A infection among men who have sex with men in the city this year.

Further, some of these men report traveling to areas in Western Europe where HAV outbreaks are ongoing among MSM.

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Routine rapid HCV testing cost-effective in younger generations

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