LP Not Offered to Prisoners
- Although prisoners have lost many of their rights, they should still have the right to be cured of the Hep C virus.
- The Missouri prison system alone has over 5,200 infected inmates. This is about 10 to 15 percent of the prison population.
- By not treating Hepatitis C, the systems are causing the virus to spread, even though it is curable.
- Missouri prisons refusing treatment has brought forth a class action lawsuit against them.