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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 04/05/16 6 years 3 days ago #16090

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I have searched to see if this recent publication has been referred to on the forum. Please delete this post if it’s already covered.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 04/05/16
titled: “Hepatitis C Kills More Americans than Any Other Infectious Disease”

www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2016/p0504-hepc-mortality.html

It certainly highlights the crisis and urgency of the situation and worth a read imo.
There are many key points that have all been said before. In my opinion it totally reflects why someone like Dr Freeman would strive for quality and safe generic medication for people and give so tirelessly to the crisis.

This is just a few of the key statements in the report:

  • “Deaths associated with hepatitis C reached an all-time high of 19,659 in 2014, according to new surveillance data released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).Hepatitis C Kills More Americans than Any Other Infectious Disease

  • "New CDC studies underscore urgency of hepatitis C testing and treatment, especially for baby boomers"

  • "CDC and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommend one-time hepatitis C testing for everyone born from 1945 to 1965 and regular testing for others at high risk".

  • About 3.5 million Americans are currently living with hepatitis C and roughly half are unaware of their infection.
  • reg nurse and wife of:
    genotype 3 (probably since '75), f4, cirrhosis, Tx naive
    Oct '15 - Dx hcc
    Pre Tx -- VL: 330,000......, AST 202, ALT 137, Bil 24, ALB 30
    04/11/15 -Sof & Dac
    30/11/15 -VL: 80................, AST 28, ALT 18, Bil 12, ALB 32
    06/01/16.-VL: not detected, AST 29, ALT 16, Bil 13, ALB 34
    01/02/16 -VL: not detected, AST 28, ALT 16, Bil 13, ALB 36


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    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 04/05/16 6 years 2 days ago #16131

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    Here's the visual
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    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 04/05/16 6 years 2 days ago #16152

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    excellent graphic Price, give me a graphic over words anyday, cheers
    reg nurse and wife of:
    genotype 3 (probably since '75), f4, cirrhosis, Tx naive
    Oct '15 - Dx hcc
    Pre Tx -- VL: 330,000......, AST 202, ALT 137, Bil 24, ALB 30
    04/11/15 -Sof & Dac
    30/11/15 -VL: 80................, AST 28, ALT 18, Bil 12, ALB 32
    06/01/16.-VL: not detected, AST 29, ALT 16, Bil 13, ALB 34
    01/02/16 -VL: not detected, AST 28, ALT 16, Bil 13, ALB 36


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