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Hepatitis C is a blood-borne virus that infects the liver, where it causes significant inflammation, damage and disruption of normal liver function. According to estimates by the World Health Organization, around 3 to 4 million people worldwide are infected with hepatitis C every year.
High levels of polyunsaturated fatty acids in liver cells linked to hepatitis C virus resistance

High levels of polyunsaturated fatty acids in liver cells linked to hepatitis C virus resistance

Virus-infected cells endure long-term changes, says study

Virus-infected cells endure long-term changes, says study

Study confirms long-term immune system responses of adenovirus vaccines for COVID-19

Study confirms long-term immune system responses of adenovirus vaccines for COVID-19

Scientists discover two drugs that provide effective SARS-CoV-2 suppression

Scientists discover two drugs that provide effective SARS-CoV-2 suppression

Study finds unique molecular mechanism by which Hepatitis C virus evades host’s immune system

Study finds unique molecular mechanism by which Hepatitis C virus evades host’s immune system

New drug-like compound designed to stop malaria in its tracks

New drug-like compound designed to stop malaria in its tracks

Innovative system allows complete study of SARS-CoV-2 mutant spectrum by ultrasequencing

Innovative system allows complete study of SARS-CoV-2 mutant spectrum by ultrasequencing

Study may lead to new approaches to protect older individuals from viruses

Study may lead to new approaches to protect older individuals from viruses

Several hepatitis C drugs can inhibit the SARS-CoV-2 main protease

Several hepatitis C drugs can inhibit the SARS-CoV-2 main protease

Researchers identify key target to prevent viruses from disarming the human immune response

Researchers identify key target to prevent viruses from disarming the human immune response

Reducing food intake can reduce risk of liver cancer caused by fatty liver

Reducing food intake can reduce risk of liver cancer caused by fatty liver

Researchers comprehensively describe the 'human tissue virome atlas'

Researchers comprehensively describe the 'human tissue virome atlas'

Study shows promise for developing novel COVID-19 therapeutics

Study shows promise for developing novel COVID-19 therapeutics

Study shows how viruses evade antiviral defenses

Study shows how viruses evade antiviral defenses

Study identifies role of interferon-stimulated genes in defense against hepatitis C viruses

Study identifies role of interferon-stimulated genes in defense against hepatitis C viruses

New database of 14,000 known macrolactones could aid future drug discovery

New database of 14,000 known macrolactones could aid future drug discovery