Hepatitis B – America’s Silent Epidemic

Hep B United is a national coalition to address and eliminate hepatitis B, a serious liver infection that is the leading cause of liver cancer.  An estimated 2 million people in the United States are chronically infected with the hepatitis B virus.  Hep B United aims to meet this public health challenge by increasing hepatitis B awareness, testing, vaccination and treatment.

Articles & Blog Posts

Hepatitis is Still the Silent Killer | CommentarySen. Mazie K. Hirono, Reps. Michael M. Honda, Hank Johnson, and Bill Cassidy

Breaking the Silence of Viral HepatitisRonald Valdiserri & Howard Koh (HBU highlighted in this article found in the Annals of Internal Medicine)

Cambodian Orphan Finds New Life in Minnesota; Matthew Stolle

AIDS.gov: Uniting to Combat Hepatitis BKate Moraras

View past articles and blogs


October HBU Newsletter

News

Hep B United Releases 2014-2016 Strategic Plan

Hep B United Releases their Analysis of the HHS Action Plan for the Prevention, Care, & Treatment of Viral Hepatitis: 2014-2016

Dr. Howard Koh Ends Tenure as HHS Assistant Secretary for Health

VIRAL HEPATITIS. ARE YOU AT RISK? Take this online assessment to see if you're at risk. http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/riskassessment/

It only takes a few minutes to find out if you should be tested or vaccinated for viral hepatitis. Click here.