Vaccine Shows Promise Against Hepatitis C

November 5, 2014 10:39 PM

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Researchers are testing a vaccine that shows great promise in preventing hepatitis C, a disease with which an estimated 118 million people around the world are infected.

A cure for viral hepatitis C, an illness previously resistant to treatment, was announced recently with great fanfare, but the course of drugs needed to fight the liver disease costs about $80,000, a price most people cannot afford.

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