Therapeutic vaccines against hepatitis C virus.

@article{Xue2014TherapeuticVA,
  title={Therapeutic vaccines against hepatitis C virus.},
  author={Jihua Xue and Haihong Henry Zhu and Zhi H Chen},
  journal={Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases},
  year={2014},
  volume={22},
  pages={
          120-9
        }
}
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a blood-borne pathogen which has chronically infected about 130-210 million people worldwide. Current standard-of-care (SoC) therapy is an inadequate and expensive treatment with more side effects. Two direct-acting antiviral agents (DAAs) (telaprevir and boceprevir) in combination with SoC therapy have been used in patients infected with HCV genotype 1. Although these drugs result in a shortening of therapy, they also have additional side effects and are expensive… CONTINUE READING
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