Hepatitis C

Advocacy Group: Inmates Denied Hepatitis C TreatmentA prisoners' rights group has sued the state prisons department, alleging it is withholding treatment for inmates with hepatitis C.
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NH Hospital Tech Sentenced To 39 Years For Infecting Patients With Hepatitis CA 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.
Exeter, NH Hospital Sues Man For Hepatitis C OutbreakThe 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.
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.
NH Hospital Tech To Plead Guilty In Hepatitis C Health ScareCourt documents obtained by WBZ-TV show that David Kwiatkowski will plead guilty in the nationwide Hepatitis C health scare.
Kwiatkowski Set To Plead Guilty In Hepatitis C Outbreak CaseA 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.
Hep C Cases Linked To NH Hospital Worker RiseFive 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.
NH Hospital Keeps Medicare Funding Despite OutbreakExeter Hospital is no longer in danger of losing its Medicare funding following a hepatitis C outbreak.
Mass. Voters Approve Medical Marijuana Ballot MeasureDoctors can now recommend medical marijuana for patients with certain conditions.
NH Hospital Workers Urged To Get Tested For Hepatitis C New Hampshire Health Department is recommending Hepatitis C testing for Exeter Hospital employees.