Faced with thousands of prison inmates suffering from the deadly virus, the Illinois Department of Corrections recently approved the use of a drug called Sovaldi, which has a cure rate in some clinical studies of 95 percent.  But with the baseline cost of treatment within Department of Corrections facilities starting at $61,000, questions are being raised about the price tag that goes along with the pills.

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