• HCV treatment cures patients despite injection drug use

    11 monthes ago - By Healio

    Patients who were treated for hepatitis C virus infection through an opiate addiction program overwhelmingly achieved SVR even though many of them injected drugs, according to researchers.The results counter widely entrenched policies in the United States denying HCV treatment coverage to those who inject drugs on the presumption that they will not adhere to therapy. Studies have shown that injection drug use has driven the current HCV epidemic.
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