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Study: Generic hepatitis C drugs as effective as brand names

From upi.com

SATURDAY, April 16, 2016 — Low-cost generic antiviral drugs are as effective and safe as more expensive brand-name drugs in treating people with hepatitis C, researchers report. In many countries, people don't have access to a course of brand-name direct-acting antiviral drugs due to the high cost — as much…

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Ridding U.S. of Hepatitis B, C as 'Public Health Problem' Possible: Experts

From healthday.com

MONDAY, April 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Experts say there's real hope in someday ridding the United States of the "public health problem" of hepatitis B and C infection. The two viral strains cause serious, often fatal, liver disease for tens of thousands of Americans each year.

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