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Hepatitis C

David Kwiatkowski

NH Hospital Tech Sentenced To 39 Years For Infecting Patients With Hepatitis C

A traveling medical technician was sentenced Monday to 39 years in prison for stealing painkillers and infecting dozens of patients in four states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes.

12/02/2013

Exeter Hospital. (WBZ-TV)

Exeter, NH Hospital Sues Man For Hepatitis C Outbreak

The New Hampshire hospital that underwent a hepatitis C outbreak last year is suing the traveling technician charged with infecting the patients and the organizations that it says had a role in getting him to work there.

11/23/2013

David Kwiatkowski

NH Tech Pleads Guilty To Infecting Patients With Hepatitis C

David Kwiatkowski will now likely spend 30 to 40 years in prison when he is sentenced later this year.

08/14/2013

David Kwiatkowski

NH Hospital Tech To Plead Guilty In Hepatitis C Health Scare

Court documents obtained by WBZ-TV show that David Kwiatkowski will plead guilty in the nationwide Hepatitis C health scare.

08/13/2013

David Matthew Kwiatkowski.

Kwiatkowski Set To Plead Guilty In Hepatitis C Outbreak Case

A hospital technician accused of causing a multi-state outbreak of hepatitis C last year is set to plead guilty in New Hampshire federal court in exchange for a prison term of 30 to 40 years.

08/12/2013

David Kwiatkowski

Hep C Cases Linked To NH Hospital Worker Rise

Five more people have been diagnosed with the same strain of hepatitis C a former traveling hospital worker is accused of spreading through tainted needles. The total is now 44 in four states.

12/21/2012

Exeter Hospital. (WBZ-TV)

NH Hospital Keeps Medicare Funding Despite Outbreak

Exeter Hospital is no longer in danger of losing its Medicare funding following a hepatitis C outbreak.

12/07/2012

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Mass. Voters Approve Medical Marijuana Ballot Measure

Doctors can now recommend medical marijuana for patients with certain conditions.

11/06/2012

Exeter Hospital. (WBZ-TV)

NH Hospital Workers Urged To Get Tested For Hepatitis C

New Hampshire Health Department is recommending Hepatitis C testing for Exeter Hospital employees.

08/24/2012

David Kwiatkowski

32nd NH Patient Diagnosed With Hepatitis C

Another patient has been diagnosed with the same strain of hepatitis C carried by a medical technologist accused of stealing drugs and contaminating syringes that were used on patients.

08/15/2012

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