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SAMJ: South African Medical Journal

On-line version ISSN 2078-5135
Print version ISSN 0256-9574

Abstract

SONDERUP, M W. The global elimination of hepatitis C?. SAMJ, S. Afr. med. j. [online]. 2018, vol.108, n.8, suppl.1, pp.31-34. ISSN 2078-5135.  http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.2018.v108i8.13498.

Globally, 71 million people are thought to be viraemic for hepatitis C. The advent of short course all oral direct acting antiviral curative therapy for the virus has put the ideal of the global elimination of this virus within reach. Multiple efforts will be required to achieve this through identifying patients currently infected and preventing further transmission through rapid linkage to treatment while a vaccine remains tenaciously elusive.

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