2 new hepatitis C drugs to be available in November in Egypt

CAIRO: Minister of Health Adel al-Adawy announced that two new hepatitis C drugs, Harvoni and Viekira, are to be available at the hepatitis treatment centers by next November, youm7 reported Wednesday.

There are 2.3 million hepatitis C patients in Egypt, while 996,642 patients applied on the website of the National Committee for the Control of Viral Hepatitis to be treated by Sovaldi until last June, according to Adawy.

He added that 85,536 patients were provided with the treatment until the end of June.

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