Hepatitis C is curable! Protease inhibitors can provide an 80-95% cure rate over an 8 to 12 week period

The price for this medicine is $1000 a pill, or an average $84,000 per treatment.

Incidentally, a similar regimen in the United Kingdom is $54,000 and possibly as low as $900 in Egypt.

JAMA 312:6, 593-4