New cures for hepatitis C — but are they affordable?

New cures for hepatitis C — but are they affordable?
But there's some very good news: in the last few years, we have witnessed extraordinary progress in developing new drug treatments for hepatitis C. Sofosbuvir (Sovaldi) and sofosbuvir combined with ledipasvir (Harvoni) are two well-known examples of …
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CDC confirms hepatitis C outbreak at McKay Dee, Davis Medical
"Now's a really exciting time for hepatitis C treatment because we have several new treatments that are very successful. Above 95 percent successful in most patients,". The CDC sent out letters to 7200 patients who could have been exposed to the …
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Hepatitis C Could Lead to Parkinson's Later in Life
While hepatitis C infections can be fairly common, treatment is often costly and not all of those who need it can access it. It is estimated that one round of hepatitis C treatment can cost up to $ 100,000 and significant discomfort for the patient …
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