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“The only thing necessary for these diseases to the triumph is for good people and governments to do nothing.”


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Hundreds of medical workers become infected with the AIDS or hepatitis viruses from accidental punctures each year.


Closing the inequality gap in access to primary health care for women living with hepatitis C  One of the major challenges facing women diagnosed with hepatitis C is overcoming the stigma attached to this illness which frequently acts as a barrier to appropriate and timely primary health care.  
Does the Media report the news or create the news?  On November 16th, 1999, in mid-Manhattan, an innocent young woman was savagely struck on the head with a brick by an unknown assailant. Although no one knew who the assailant was, and no suspects had yet been arrested, assumptions were made, based upon pre-conceived notions, and all of the local papers alleged that the perpetrator had to be a "mentally-ill", homeless person.  


The following conversation took place on December 5th, 2001 between David Crosby, David Maxwell & Eileen Lavalliere in Boston.


Physicians throughout New York City will be required to report hepatitis C to the New York City Health Dept. for the first time because of a campaign conducted by The Queens Courier over the past few months


List of articles concerning Hepatitis C Virus


The best place to say goodbye Terminally ill spend last days at Grace Deaths marked with `existential rounds'  

By conservative estimates, about four million Americans are infected with the disease, far more than HIV, and yet little is known about it. And here's what's really frightening: Hepatitis C now kills about 10,000 people a year.



We stand at the precipice of a grave threat to our public health ... It affects people from all walks of life, in every state, in every country. And unless we do something about it soon, it will kill more people than AIDS.


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