Possible New Treatment for Hepatitis C

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By Molly Clifton

Two new experimental pills are showing promise against hepatitis C, an infection in the liver that can be hard to treat.

Doctors at Johns Hopkins gave the drugs to 200 patients and almost all of them saw the virus disappear.

Researchers say if the drug combination receives Food and Drug Administration approval it could replace current treatments that can require 18 pills a day and a weekly injection.



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