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FixHepC Buyers Club Started for Those in Need

Real life Dallas Buyers Club operation helps hepatitis C patients with free drugs

November 30, 2015

By Richard Woolveridge

Nearly a quarter of a million Australians carry hepatitis C, a “viral time bomb” that kills half a million people worldwide each year, according to the World Health Organization.

Yet a simple lifesaving fix – a course of one pill a day for 12 weeks – has been priced beyond the reach of all but the wealthy by giant pharmaceutical company and patent owner Gilead Sciences, which charges patients in the United States $US84,000 ($117,000) … or $1000 a pill.

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