A MEDICAL trial to teach hepatitis C sufferers how to
avoid infecting their children with the virus has been criticised as
fearmongering and a waste of desperately needed health funding.
The State Government will partly fund the trial, called Families
Living Healthily with hepatitis C, which aims to teach sufferers how to
better prevent transmission of the bloodborne virus.
5000 Tasmanians have been diagnosed with hep C, but medical experts
believe many more people unknowingly carry the liver-destroying virus in
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