What It Takes to Cure Hepatitis C

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We don't have the resources, the health care providers to handle the millions of people that are infected with Hepatitis C. Hepatitis C is a virus that was discovered in the late 80's, formerly known as non 9A and 9B. And it is discovered by a group at the CDC and cyron[sp?] which is a private corporation.

And this virus led to significant disease for many, many years, more than 40-50 years. And at this identification, you are able to get markers, you develop markers for it that is able to quantify the amount of virus. And also, this virus leads to significant liver disease and eventually in many individual's liver transplantation.

It can either present as an acute episode which is very rare, it probably less than 2% where in the individual become no assurance, and we have vomiting and yellow eyes and dark urine. But, the investment judging of patients it has no clinical significance, once you've been infected with.

It's probably ranges around 1.5-2% of the population probably positive, and it is more common in the minority communities, and African American, Hispanics, where the prevalence is much higher. It's a multitude of different reason as why social economic, is [xx] drug use in the past.

I think it's because of sudden practices against such needle exchange program and education less individual becoming infected and probably one of the modes of transmission today probably will be individuals who receiving tattoos with uncleaned instruments, and thinking this. Now, we've moved to tripple therapy which is plus and violation, and those that is a big improvement as far as the treatment but it's associates with severe side effects.

Yes, absolutely it can be cured. It's is one of these virus that it's unique that we're able to cure hepatitis C as opposed to HIV or Hepatitis B. Those individuals who were cured as a result of Hepatitis C will be able to be free of virus for rest of their natural lives unless they're infected with another type of hepatitis C.