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Better Drugs, Hep C Testing and Baby Boomers

Two new drugs expected to enter the market soon appear to nearly double the success rate of Hepatitis C treatment. As a result of this therapeutic improvement, the age group most at risk for the Hepatitis C virus may be routinely screened for this infection.

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FDA Prioritizes Hepatitis C

In order for our society to overcome the burden of Hepatitis C, we must prioritize efforts to increase its awareness, detection and treatment. Moving along those lines, the FDA makes an important step in that direction.

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Hepatitis Awareness Needed!

Even though the scope of Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C dwarfs that of HIV, our progress on viral hepatitis is lagging. Luckily, we can learn from the success of AIDS awareness campaigns on how to shift our focus onto education and funding for viral hepatitis.

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