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Health expert says hepatitis C could be eliminated quickly in Scotland

A leading expert in hepatitis C has said it could be removed from Scotland in the next five years if efforts to cure people were “energised”.

Three years ago the Scottish government pledged to eliminate the chronic viral infection from Scotland by 2030.

But earlier this year a report by The Hepatitis C Trust said it was not on track to meet that target.

Prof John Dillon said Scotland had the opportunity to cure the disease completely in the next few years.

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Source:
BBC News
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