Hepatitis Advisory - a while back I became aware of a Hepatitis
Advisory for those who received inoculations in the military using the air guns
that they were using. This advisory recommended that "if you received the
air-gun vaccinations, you should be tested for Hepatitis C". I
showed this to my Doctor who had me do a simple blood test to check for any
signs of Hepatitis. I am including the document I received so
you can show it to your own Doctor.
Here it is.
One of our guys who has tested positive for Hep C sent this advice...
"I would encourage all to get the simple blood work as you did, to exclude
the possibility of having this Silent Dragon."
Get Tested Now!!
Here is more from My Healthevet (Dept of Veterans
Hepatitis C: Test, Treat, Cure
Barney Downey (70-71) sent this,
of VA Affairs Report on Hepatitis C.
Barney also added...
"I saw in your last update that you mentioned Hepatitis C.
Don't know if I ever relayed the fact that I was finally cured of this disease
over a year ago now, treated with Harvoni for only 3 months and was undetectable
after the 6 month re-test. I'm glad Gilead developed this drug, after 10 years
(known), of dealing with this debilitating illness and the unsuccessful previous
treatment that was intolerable for most but all that was available at the time.
I hope everyone in the group has been tested for it because it's far more
prevalent in our age group and Vietnam veterans in general."
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