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Combining Drugs Cures Some With Hepatitis Ci
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September 24, 2013 10:10 PM
At least 150 million people in the world have a chronic liver disease called hepatitis C, according to the World Health Organization. Hepatitis C runs the gamut from a mild disease to a deadly one. While there's no vaccine to prevent it, researchers have found a combination of drugs that cures many difficult cases. VOA's Carol Pearson has more.

Combining Drugs Cures Some With Hepatitis C

Published September 24, 2013

At least 150 million people in the world have a chronic liver disease called hepatitis C, according to the World Health Organization. Hepatitis C runs the gamut from a mild disease to a deadly one. While there's no vaccine to prevent it, researchers have found a combination of drugs that cures many difficult cases. VOA's Carol Pearson has more.


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