Woman with HepC virus spits blood on officer, police say

Woman with HepC virus spits blood on officer, police say
The officer, who had blood on his arms, had to be treated at St. Luke's Fountain Hill for exposure to Hepatitis C, police state in court records. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease …
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No, Seriously, How Contagious Is Ebola?
(When everyone is vaccinated, the R0 drops to essentially zero for measles). At the other end of the spectrum are viruses like HIV and hepatitis C. Their R0s tend to fall somewhere between 2 and 4. They're still big problems, but they spread much more …
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Know how Hepatitis C spreads
Chronic Hepatitis C is a serious disease that can result in long-term health problems. Approximately 60,000 people die every year from Hepatitis C related liver disease. It is a contagious liver disease that ranges in severity from a mild illness …
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Global Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Antiviral Market: China and India are expected
logo419 Inflammation of liver causes hepatitis. Hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease caused due to hepatitis C virus. Hepatitis C damages and infects the liver. Hepatitis C is spread as the infected blood comes in contact with non-infected blood …
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Hepatitis C rates jump in four central Appalachian states: CDC
The agency said the findings highlight the need for testing for hepatitis C, care and treatment services within substance abuse treatment centers. Hepatitis C is a contagious liver infection spread primarily through contact with the blood of an …
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Should Baby Boomers Follow Hepatitis C Screening Guidelines From The CDC?
Hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease. Since introduction of new highly effective medications to treat and in some cases cure this sometimes deadly infection, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other health organizations have …
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Blue Cross Sued For Denying Gilead Hep C Drug Coverage
Law360, New York (May 28, 2015, 7:37 PM ET) — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Inc. wrongfully denied policyholders Gilead Sciences Inc.'s newly approved yet expensive treatment for hepatitis C, according to a putative class action filed …
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Blue Cross Withholds Cure from Hepatitis C Patients, Lawsuit Claims
The plaintiff, Shima Andre, suffers from Hepatitis C, a contagious liver disease that can lead to complications including severe liver damage, infections, cirrhosis, liver cancer, and even death. But a new treatment is radically changing the lives of …
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