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New Hepatitis C Drugs Promise a Cure for All, But Treatment May be Rationed
California Health Report

A slew of new medications to treat the hepatitis C virus entered the market last year, promising that just about anyone with the disease can be cured. The medications were a groundbreaking development, especially for older patients who’ve suffered through earlier, less effective treatments, only to have the disease return.

“The developments are coming fast and furious like nothing I’ve ever seen before, in terms of treatment improvements,” said Michael Allerton, M.S., who works for The Permanente Medical Group in the fields of HIV and hep C.