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Is this a potential cure?
Dear Dr. Chung,
I have been reading about the protease inhibitors engineered to cleave HCV proteins. I have also read this technology is going into phase I trials. My question: Is this a potential cure? Or, will this keep the viral load in check so the virus can't do damage.
Thank you,
  Dr Chung Writes-  
I suspect this will be a therapy used in conjunction with other treatments. this will be an exciting development once this class of drugs is proven to work.
  Dr. Chung       
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