Let the hepatitis C treatment wars begin.
Prince Edward Island has quietly announced
that it will fund a costly new treatment for sufferers of the disease –
an announcement with potentially dramatic public-policy repercussions.
patients infected with hepatitis C virus, a potentially deadly liver
disease, this is good news. The new antiviral treatments are the closest
thing to miracle drugs that have come along in a long while – with a
cure rate in the range of 95 to 97 per cent.
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