Advocates, academics, medical professionals, legislators, policy experts, citizens, non-profit organizations, faith-based institutions, and others must work together to highlight and remedy the dire health consequences of Hepatitis C in our communities.
It's hard to argue cost-savings and disease reduction to a moralistic audience, and in many parts of the country, it's no use even trying. For the time being, some states might want to consider alternative means to syringe access and disease reduction
f you're a baby boomer, getting tested for hepatitis C would be a wise decision because boomers are five times more likely to have this virus than other generations, and most people that have it don't realize it.
Given the state's current political climate, it's unlikely Florida will change its drug paraphernalia laws any time soon, which means the residents of inner city Miami will need to continue to watch their step.