- County to help pay for hepatitis testing for clinic patients Updated: May-18-16 11:55 am
BECKLEY, West Virginia - The Raleigh County Commission has voted to cover some of the testing costs for Raleigh Heart Clinic patients possibly exposed to hepatitis.
- Indiana county that includes Fort Wayne OKs needle exchange Updated: May-17-16 1:21 pm
FORT WAYNE, Indiana - The northeastern Indiana county that's home to the state's second-largest city is a step closer to launching a needle exchange to combat the spread of hepatitis C and HIV among drug users.
- Judge sets hearing on motion in hepatitis C outbreak lawsuit Updated: May-14-16 5:21 pm
MINOT, North Dakota - A judge has scheduled a hearing on a motion to throw out a lawsuit tied to a hepatitis C outbreak in Minot.
- More heart clinic patients notified about hepatitis risk Updated: May-10-16 1:32 pm
BECKLEY, West Virginia - West Virginia health officials are notifying more patients at a heart clinic in Beckley who may have been exposed to hepatitis after four additional cases of hepatitis C were detected by the state Bureau of Public Health.
- Merck beats 1Q profit views with tight cost controls Updated: May-05-16 1:25 pm
Merck posted an 18 percent jump in first-quarter income, beating Wall Street expectations, as reduced spending on marketing, administration and research easily offset lower medicine sales outside the U.S.
- Gilead 1Q profit tumbles on slower hepatitis C drug sales Updated: Apr-28-16 6:04 pm
WASHINGTON - Gilead Science Inc.'s earnings tumbled more than 17 percent in the first quarter as steeper discounts and rebates on its blockbuster hepatitis C drugs cut into sales.
- NY attorney general: 7 insurers cover hepatitis C treatment Updated: Apr-26-16 1:46 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York's attorney general says seven insurers have agreed to cover expensive hepatitis C treatments before patients show advanced symptoms of the disease like liver scarring.
- Hospital tests 200 patients in HIV, hepatitis exposure case Updated: Apr-26-16 3:14 am
LONGVIEW, Washington - Officials at a Longview hospital say testing on nearly 200 patients believed to have been exposed to hepatitis or HIV at the facility has revealed that no one has contracted the diseases.