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.
Exeter Hospital is no longer in danger of losing its Medicare funding following a hepatitis C outbreak.
Doctors can now recommend medical marijuana for patients with certain conditions.
New Hampshire Health Department is recommending Hepatitis C testing for Exeter Hospital employees.
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.
Now, thousands of hospital patients who may have crossed paths with David Kwiatkowski in eight states are being tested to see if they, too, are infected with hepatitis C.
As it continues to investigate a hepatitis C outbreak, Exeter Hospital is expanding its testing clinics to include a third day.
The first New Hampshire Health Department clinic to test people for hepatitis C related to an outbreak at Exeter Hospital was opening Friday as a new report said the hospital failed to properly maintain supervision over narcotics.
New Hampshire health officials are offering three new options for testing thousands of people who may have been exposed to hepatitis C by a hospital technician now facing criminal charges.
Health officials say a traveling medical technician accused of causing a hepatitis C outbreak in New Hampshire worked in at least six Michigan facilities from 2003 to 2007.
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