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Wednesday, November 13, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Health district and charitable groups respond to hepatitis A outbreak

The Spokane Regional Health District is partnering with local community organizations to provide vaccinations against hepatitis A and B in the midst of a state-declared outbreak of hepatitis A last …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …