Critical challenges and emerging opportunities in hepatitis C virus research in an era of potent antiviral therapy: Considerations for scientists and funding agencies

Critical challenges and emerging opportunities in hepatitis C virus research in an era of potent... •New direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) eliminate persistent hepatitis C virus infection in >95% of patients.•DAAs are so successful, some question the need for continued research.•Critical public health, translational and clinical challenges remain.•A vaccine that prevents chronic infection is essential for global HCV eradication.•A unique research “toolbox” offers opportunities that warrant sustained funding. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Virus Research Elsevier

Critical challenges and emerging opportunities in hepatitis C virus research in an era of potent antiviral therapy: Considerations for scientists and funding agencies

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2018 The Authors
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0168-1702
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10.1016/j.virusres.2018.02.016
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Abstract

•New direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) eliminate persistent hepatitis C virus infection in >95% of patients.•DAAs are so successful, some question the need for continued research.•Critical public health, translational and clinical challenges remain.•A vaccine that prevents chronic infection is essential for global HCV eradication.•A unique research “toolbox” offers opportunities that warrant sustained funding.

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Virus ResearchElsevier

Published: Mar 15, 2018

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