“On October 27, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published an online report entitled Progress Toward Viral Hepatitis Elimination in the United States. In this inaugural report, CDC highlights recent progress made by the nation towards reducing the burden of hepatitis A virus, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus infections and highlights the strategies for improving prevention of transmission and mortality. The report reflects progress toward accomplishing the activities outlined in the 2017-2020 HHS National Viral Hepatitis Action Plan and the Division of Viral Hepatitis Strategic Plan, 2016-2020The report also provides information to monitor goals  released in March 2017 by the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in A National Strategy for the Elimination of Hepatitis B and C , which highlights  for the nation the actions necessary to eliminate hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus transmission and mortality as public health threats in the United States by 2030. “