Stories tagged: hepatitis
Tue., March 28, 2017, 10:52 p.m.
Hepatitis B and C can be wiped out in the U.S. by 2030; here’s how
Health experts have devised an aggressive plan to stamp out a viral disease that is fueling a sharp rise in liver cancer in the United States and killing 20,000 Americans …
Tue., April 26, 2016, 7 a.m.
Longview hospital tests 200 patients in HIV, hepatitis exposure case
Officials at a Longview hospital say testing on nearly 200 patients believed to have been exposed to hepatitis or HIV at the facility has revealed that no one has contracted …
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 11:14 a.m.
Hospital warns patients of possible HIV, hepatitis exposure
Officials at a southern New Jersey hospital have notified 213 patients they may have been exposed to HIV or hepatitis B or C because of drug tampering that may have …
Wed., Oct. 2, 2013
State claims surgery center reused syringes; chief physician disputes findings
More than 400 patients of a Spokane surgery center are being advised by the state Health Department to get blood tests because of unsafe practices involving medicine and syringes at …