New drug breakthrough can cure hep C in kids

The first pediatric study of a combination drug to treat the hepatitis C virus infection in children and adolescents demonstrated 100 percent effectiveness in adolescents who completed the 12-week, phase II clinical trial.

To learn more about the study, which was led by William Balistreri, MD, go to Cincinnati.com.

 

 

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