New national HCV strategy says prevention is better than cure

Australia’s new five year strategy for hepatitis C will build on the achievements obtained with direct-acting antiviral cures but with more emphasis on preventive interventions. The Fifth National Hepatitis C Strategy (2018-2022) released on 29 November notes that more than 43,000 of the 227,000 people with chronic HCV began treatment with PBS-listed antiviral cures throughout ...

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