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September 16, 2014 at 7:58 PM

$6 million grant awarded for King County hepatitis C treatment

A $6 million grant has been awarded to Public Health – Seattle & King County to improve testing, treatment and cure of people with hepatitis C. The four-year grant from the federal Health and Human Services and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will fund the Hepatitis C Test & Cure Project, the public-health department announced…

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May 20, 2014 at 4:45 PM

Hepatitis C tests urged for Vancouver, WA, hospital patients

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash.  — More than 900 former patients of a Vancouver hospital are advised to be tested for hepatitis C because they may have been exposed to the disease by a former employee suspect of diverting drugs for personal use. Clark County Public Health and PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center mailed certified letters Monday to…

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