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Date:9/14/2011

e other similarly designed studies to determine if this is true," he said.

The study was funded by two companies: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc., which markets telaprevir in North America under the brand name Incivek; and Tibotec, which markets the drug in Europe, Latin America and other parts of the world under the brand name Incivo.

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To learn more about hepatitis C, visit the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

SOURCES: Kenneth E. Sherman, M.D., Ph.D., Gould Professor of Medicine, director, division of digestive diseases, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio; Nancy S. Reau, M.D., associate professor of medicine, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago; Sept. 15, 2011, New England Journal of Medicine


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