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Hepatitis C ‘eradicated’ among haemophiliacs

Hepatitis C has virtually been eradicated in Ireland among people who have hemophilia.

“I am so delighted for all the patients, who can now look forward to a bright, healthy future,” says Mr Harris.

All of the haemophiliacs who needed treatment for hepatitis C have now been offered it, with excellent success rates.

From the 1970s to 1991, 240 haemophiliacs were infected with hepatitis C by contaminated blood products, with 105 also infected with HIV. To date, 112 have died of either HIV or hepatitis C.

Read full article: Hepatitis C ‘eradicated’ among haemophiliacs | Irish Examiner

Read Full Article: Hepatitis C ‘eradicated’ among haemophiliacs | Irish Examiner

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