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By Jose A. Alvarez
County of San Diego Communications Office 

Public-private partnership begins work to end hepatitis C


Last updated 12/26/2018 at 12:42pm

The goal is lofty. But the work has begun.

Last week, the steering committee of the Eliminate Hepatitis C San Diego County Initiative met for the first time, an initial step in the effort to reduce new infections of hepatitis C by 80 percent and deaths by 65 percent over the next 12 years.

Spearheaded by the county Health and Human Services Agency and the American Liver Foundation-Pacific Coast Division, the committee, comprised of members from the public and private medical community, met to begin developing recommendations to accomplish this ambitious goal.

“By joining forces and streng...

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