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Criminalization of Hepatitis

In August 2018, the National Viral Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR) with the The Center for HIV Law and Policy and the Harm Reduction Coalition released a fact sheet on viral hepatitis criminalization laws throughout the country:

Punishment is Not a Public Health Strategy: The Criminalization of Viral Hepatitis in the United States

This document provides important information on how criminalizing people living with viral hepatitis is not an effective or humane way to fight the disease.