The stigma tied to Hepatitis C is similar to HIV 20 yrs ago

Published July 28, 2017 This content is archived.


A story on CGTV News, an international news outlets with an audience of 1.2 billion people around the world, interviews Andrew Talal, professor of medicine in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, about World Hepatitis Day and research about the disease. “I think the progress in treatment has really been phenomenal,” he said. “The new therapies for hepatitis C have really been revolutionary, resulting in one pill once a day for the vast majority of patients, much shorter treatment duration, much easier to take and minimal side effects.”

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