A former hospital tech has been arrested in connection with the recent Hepatitis C outbreak in New Hampshire.
New Hampshire health officials have confirmed four more cases of hepatitis C as they continue to investigate an outbreak linked to Exeter Hospital’s cardiac catheterization lab.
Health officials have confirmed six more cases of hepatitis C as they continue to investigate an outbreak linked to Exeter Hospital’s cardiac catheterization lab.
Another patient who used the cardiac catheterization lab at the Exeter Hospital and its recovery room has tested positive for hepatitis C.
A woman, who went to Exeter Hospital to get well, is instead now infected with hepatitis C.
The New Hampshire attorney general’s office is now investigating the hepatitis C outbreak at Exeter Hospital’s cardiac catheterization lab.
New Hampshire’s public health director says officials suspect an Exeter Hospital employee misusing drugs led to an outbreak of hepatitis C among patients who were treated at hospital’s cardiac catheterization lab.
The State Health Director has said that one of the possibilities being investigated is that an infected worker used a syringe on himself and then used the same needle on patients.
New Hampshire health officials say four more cases of hepatitis involving patients at Exeter Hospital have been identified in addition to10 others spotted earlier.
Kenneth Shaw, a Boston Police officer for almost thirty years contracted Hepatitis C on the job. He died in 1998 but his family was denied his benefits.