New mom, baby deal with heroin addiction issues
That’s affecting some unintended victims: babies, in utero. “Hep C” can lead to cirrhosis, liver failure, and liver cancer. But a combination drug is helping the littlest victims fight back.
Talon Hendrickson-Zimmerman, 11, plays without a care these days, since his Hepatitis C is gone. He no longer has to pack gloves in case he gets hurt.
“If they needed to help me, they would have to wear them, because they couldn’t touch my blood cause I had Hepatitis C,” Hendrickson-Zimmerman said.