Haryana the First State to treat Hepatitis-C Patients with Oral Medicine
What is Hepatitis-C?
- The state government has included oral medicine in government hospitals which would be provided free of cost to permanent residents of all categories at the district level.
- Haryana would be the first state where health screening would be done for everyone and 35 to 40 necessary tests would be conducted by visiting houses of all residents.
- Hepatitis C is an infectious disease caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV) that affects the liver.
- It often leads to liver disease and occasionally cirrhosis