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

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

AIDS.gov: New USPSTS Recommendation on Hepatitis B Screening for People at High-RiskRonald Valdiserri

View past articles and blogs

July HBU Newsletter

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

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Released their Final Recommendations for Hepatitis B Screening in Persons at High Risk for Infection

Secretary Sebelius Releases a Statement in Celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

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.