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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Hepatitis C

National Strategy Needed To Eliminate Hepatitis C, Expert Says

By Michael Ollove, Stateline.org WASHINGTON — The U.S. is in the midst of a hepatitis C epidemic with as many as 3.9 million Americans infected with the liver-damaging virus. Aggressively targeting a concentrated population with the contagious but curable disease could be the best approach to eradicating the deadly virus. The most logical place to […]

May 19, 2014

Should Prisoners Get Expensive Hepatitis C Drugs?

By Michael Ollove, Stateline.org WASHINGTON — If used widely, a new generation of antiviral drugs has the potential to wipe out the deadly hepatitis C virus in the United States. But the high price of the drugs might prevent their use in prisons, which house as many as one-third of those who are infected. The […]

March 26, 2014