The countdown is on- we need to raise $200,000- help us reach our goal by midnight. Donate Now

Cutting prison hepatitis C rates: costly, but worth it?

May 4, 2016
17 percent of the prison population is positive for hepatitis C. Expensive new drugs could help.
An estimated 17,000 California prisoners have hepatitis C. At prisons like the California Men's Colony, new treatments have dramatically improved chances of survival.
George Lavender/Marketplace