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By Judith Graham
VA Extends New Hepatitis C Drugs to All Veterans in Its Health System

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Vietnam vets blame 'jet guns' for their hepatitis C
By Lily Leung Feb. 14, 2016 
CBS News Investigates
Congress outraged over hepatitis C treatment VA can't afford
Dr. Raymond Schinazi played a leading role developing a drug that cures hepatitis C while working seven-eighths of his time for the VA| By amynordrum

Hepatitis C drug costing VA, DoD millions
By Patricia Kime, Staff writer
We're looking at a company who is milking a cash cow for everything it's worth," Sanders said. 

VA to outsource care for 180,000 vets with hepatitis C
Dennis Wagner, The Arizona Republic 12:27 a.m. EDT June 21, 2015

VA to outsource care for 180,000 vets with hepatitis C
, The Republic | 11:51 a.m. MST June 19, 2015
Dr. David Ross, the VA's director public-health pathogens programs, resigned from the working group. "I cannot in good conscience continue to work on a plan for rationing care to veterans," he wrote.

VA Region Stops Referring Patients To Outside Hospitals Thanks To Budget Shortfall
Michael Volpe Contributor ...According to a memo — the entire region has been forced to stop all “non-VA care” referrals due to a budget shortfall.
Sen. Mark Kirk admitted the VA Choice Program is a failed joke in a letter to Secretary Bob McDonald despite attempts to fix it.

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Dried Hepatitis C Blood Exposure 11/23/2013 Weeks later inconspicuous blood transmits virus and more likely to cause accidental exposures to Hep C

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Listen to the Senate Veterans Affairs Meeting held Oct 22, 2015 in Washington DC

Capitol Hill Delegation:  
Harry Hooks, Director, Daniel Hughes
Tricia Lupole Lynn Seiser  PHD
Silvia Price RN Dottie Dames
Bill Remak B.Sc.MT, BA PHA, SGNA, AHCJ Dixie D. Banner
Shaun Brown Chap Kirk
Anne Brown Kitty Candelaria


Approximately 174,000 veterans in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) care, are diagnosed with hepatitis C. An additional 50,000 veterans  that have hepatitis C, remain unidentified in the Health Administration. Compelling scientific evidence suggest Jetgun injectors used during Military mass vaccination sessions and dental procedures are a risk factor and need to be listed as a warning for providers to test for hepatitis C..

Please read why we are contacting the Senate Veterans Committee for help.
UPDATE: Communication between Dr. Ross, Director,  HIV, Hepatitis, and Public Health Pathogens Programs, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Shaun Brown, Legislative Coordinator, Educational Website & Support Forums
Founder, Jet Infector Blog

Subject: Veterans with Hepatitis C MIA at VHA.(Read More)


 Jetgun (Airgun) Injections

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Dr Mohamed Alkhatib, Infection Control Specialist at John F Kennedy Memorial Hospital, who said, "The potential for transmission of blood borne pathogens like hepatitis c is high because of the way this instrument was used, stored and cleaned and it cannot be considered to be sterile at any time. All veterans that were given vaccines with this instrument should be tested for hepatitis c and if found to be positive, offered treatment."


Listen to the Senate Veterans Affairs Meeting held Oct 22, 2015 in Washington DC

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