August 14, 2012

New Drug Targeting the Egyptian Strain of Hepatitis C

While 3% of the world suffers from chronic Hepatitis C, the prevalence in Egypt is 20% — far higher than that of any country. Egyptians everywhere in the world continue to suffer from this disease and are looking for better ways to combat the relentless virus. Until now, the only treatment available is a combination of Interferon (injections) and Ribavirin (tablets). However, not only is Interferon difficult to administer, but it is also very toxic – …

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