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HCV under-documented on death certificates

Only 19% of people dying with hepatitis C virus had the disease listed on their death certificates, according to CDC researchers.

“This indicates a significant underestimation of the number of deaths among people with HCV and the true medical and public health impact of HCV,” the researchers wrote in Clinical Infectious Diseases. “For purposes of public health, policy planning, disease modeling and medical care, this is a huge burden that should be reported and hopefully spur public health action as curative, all-oral therapies are becoming available to treat HCV.” More»

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  • February 19, 2014
  • Walgreens announced that the company is expanding access to its Connected Care hepatitis C program to more than 100 specialized pharmacies, designed to...More »