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Cure for Hep C

I heard on CBS News about a cure for Hep C.  I trust CBS News so why is there no information on that cure?
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Hep c has actually been curable for a long time, however the success rate was very low until recent years and just a few months ago a new drug was approved for the treatment of hep c and that is what is drawing all of the attention to hep c.

The new drug is called sovaldi and you can read about it at this link

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