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Cherokee Nation American Indian Tribe showing it is possible to eliminate hepatitis C

21:34 EDT 8 Aug 2017 | Medical Xpress

The Cherokee Nation American Indian population is aiming to eliminate hepatitis C virus (HCV) among its tribal citizens, where already almost half have been screened for the virus and around one quarter of those estimated to be infected have already been cured. The tribe will present its progress at the World Indigenous People's Conference on Viral Hepatitis in Anchorage, Alaska (August 8-9).

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