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More Than 1M People In LMICs Treated With New Hepatitis C Regimen, WHO Says

U.N. News Centre: U.N. health strategy making access to new, revolutionary hepatitis C treatment possible
“According to the United Nations heath agency, since the approval of new medicines for hepatitis C — offering a cure rate of over 95 percent, fewer side effects, and complete cure within three months — about two years back, more than one million patients in low- and middle-income countries have been treated. … ‘Maximizing access to lifesaving hepatitis C treatment is a priority for WHO,’ said Dr. Gottfried Hirnschall, director of WHO’s Department of HIV and Global Hepatitis Programme, in a news release…” (10/27).

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