- The arrival in Europe of better but pricier hepatitis C drugs has
raised pressure on Spanish leaders over health spending cuts which
sufferers say deprive them of life-saving treatments.
of people have marched in Madrid and other Spanish towns demanding the
government authorise doctors to prescribe the latest treatments for the
deadly liver disease for whoever needs them.
Discussions over the
new treatments have also erupted in the United States and France as the
hopes raised by more effective treatments clash with public health
- See more at: http://yourhealth.asiaone.com/content/new-hepatitis-drugs-raise-political-pressure-spain#sthash.augOhfHP.dpuf
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