Utah nurse exposes 7,000 patients to hepatitis C

More than 7,000 patients at two Utah hospitals could be at risk for exposure to hepatitis C through contact with a former nurse infected with the disease, according to Fox News. So far fewer than 40 percent of the at-risk patients have taken advantage of available free testing provided through the end of January by the hospitals, McKay-Dee Hospital in Ogden and Davis Hospital in Layton. Several patients have already tested positive, although it will be at least a month until the Utah Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a complete tally of those infected. Article

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