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Ignoring inmates' hepatitis C may now cost Florida millions | Miami ... - Miami Herald



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Ignoring inmates' hepatitis C may now cost Florida millions | Miami ... 
Miami Herald
The state of Florida may have to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in treatment costs to as many as 20,000 sick inmates after a federal judge ruled Friday that ...
Judge blasts state prisons over hepatitis care - News4Jax WJXT News4JAX

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Judge orders treatment of Florida inmates with hepatitis C - The News Herald



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Judge orders treatment of Florida inmates with hepatitis C 
The News Herald
Treating the 7,000 to 20,000 inmates the department's expert says may be eligible could cost the state $200 million to $700 million more. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) ? Florida might have to pay millions to treat as many as 20,000 inmates after a federal ...
Federal Judge Orders Florida to Treat Sick Inmates U.S. News & World Report

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With cures in hand, a major city tries to eliminate hepatitis C ? and build a model for others - STAT



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With cures in hand, a major city tries to eliminate hepatitis C ? and build a model for others 
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San Francisco's campaign ? called End Hep C SF ? is the result of an alliance among health officials, hospitals, advocates, and clinicians to cobble together funding, coordinate care, and combat the stigma of a disease associated with prison, drug ...

 


There Is Only One Sure Way to Fix the Hepatitis C Epidemic - Newsweek



Newsweek
 
There Is Only One Sure Way to Fix the Hepatitis C Epidemic 
Newsweek
The opioid crisis has triggered immense tragedy, touching almost every community in America and creating complex healthcare problems, including a rise in chronic infections transmitted through injection drug use. New hepatitis C infections are at a 15 ...

 


Hepatitis C and the potential for care delivery in the community pharmacy - The Pharmaceutical Journal



The Pharmaceutical Journal
 
Hepatitis C and the potential for care delivery in the community pharmacy 
The Pharmaceutical Journal
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a blood-borne, positive-stranded RNA virus within the genus Hepacivirus and family Flaviviridae. Chronic infection causes liver cirrhosis and liver cancer and, alongside hepatitis B, it is a leading cause of mortality worldwide.

 


Doctors Without Borders Secure Generics for Hepatitis C - MD Magazine



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Doctors Without Borders Secure Generics for Hepatitis C 
MD Magazine
doctors without borders, hepatitis c, generics Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) says it has reached deals to purchase a 12-week treatment course of generic hepatitis C (HCV) drugs sofosbuvir (Sovaldi) and daclatasvir for as little as $120 ? or $1.40 per day.

 


Opioid epidemic's ripple effects: Hepatitis C spreading in Georgia - MyAJC



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Opioid epidemic's ripple effects: Hepatitis C spreading in Georgia 
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For the first time in history, Georgia's level of hepatitis C infection has surpassed 14,000 victims in one year, the state epidemiologist on Thursday told a study committee in the Georgia House of Representatives. And the likely main culprit, she said ...

 


WVU Medicine gets $1.375 million to prevent HIV, hepatitis C outbreaks - The Exponent Telegram (press release)



The Exponent Telegram (press release)
 
WVU Medicine gets $1.375 million to prevent HIV, hepatitis C outbreaks 
The Exponent Telegram (press release)
MORGANTOWN ? With a four-year grant of $1.375 million to diagnose HIV and hepatitis C, WVU Medicine also aims to raise awareness and decrease stigma while providing care to patients, officials said. ?Somewhere between 15 and 20 percent of patients ...

 


Man with Hepatitis C who lunged at police officer with a syringe sentenced to jail - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press



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Man with Hepatitis C who lunged at police officer with a syringe sentenced to jail 
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Prosecutor Giles Beaumont read out a statement made by the police officer which read: ?I am absolutely disgusted that someone knowing they had Hepatitis C can even consider using a needle as a weapon.? At an earlier trial, Patronas was found guilty of ...

 


9 Countries Are on Track to Completely Eradicate Hepatitis C - ScienceAlert



9 Countries Are on Track to Completely Eradicate Hepatitis C 
ScienceAlert
According to a new report, nine countries are getting hepatitis C under control so successfully it will no longer be an issue by 2030. More than 300 million people around the world live with a chronic hep B or C infection, so this is pretty amazing ...
Lack of Awareness May Spur Spread of Hep C WebMD

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