Georgia Serves as Proving Ground for Experiment to Eradicate Hepatitis C

On-site testing for hepatitis C at a government agency in Tbilisi. Thousands of Georgians have been cured of hepatitis C as a result of a giant experiment, in which the ex-Soviet nation tests the effectiveness of an aggressive public-health strategy. (Photo: Georgia’s Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs)

Thousands of Georgians have been cured of hepatitis C as a result of a giant experiment, in which the ex-Soviet nation tests the effectiveness of an aggressive public-health strategy.
 

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Giorgi Lomsadze is a freelance journalist and a frequent contributor to EurasiaNet.org's Tamada Tales blog.

Georgia Serves as Proving Ground for Experiment to Eradicate Hepatitis C

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