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Hepatitis C is a blood-borne viral disease which can cause liver inflammation, fibrosis, cirrhosis and liver cancer. The hepatitis C virus (HCV) is spread by blood-to-blood contact with an infected person's blood. Many people with HCV infection have no symptoms and are unaware of the need to seek treatment. Hepatitis C infects an estimated 150-200 million people worldwide.

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FDA, on the clinical hold related to sovaprevir,

Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACHN) provided an update on development of compounds in its pipeline of therapies for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus, or HCV. Achillion today received a response from the U. S. Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, on the clinical hold related to sovaprevir, Achillion's NS3 protease inhibitor. The FDA response indicated that, while Achillion's submission addressed all issues noted in the FDA'sJune 29, 2013 letter, the FDA concluded that the removal of the clinical hold is not warranted.




Thankfully its not Simeprevir or Sofsbuvir!

ok...they ALL end in VIR..but why do do many have to start with "S"? my brains is to dulled to keep them straight.
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