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Exeter Hospital Hepatitis C Tragedy is Spreading to Other States

Posted by Mark Abramson on August 23, 2012

Because David Kwiatkowski, the Exeter Hospital medical technician who is accused of spreading the hepatitis C virus, worked in several states in the past few years, the risk of hepatitis C exposure is not limited to patients in the Granite State. 

According to the Associated Press, "Kansas officials say a third former patient at Hays Medical Center has tested positive for a strain of hepatitis C linked to a cluster of New Hampshire cases traced to a traveling hospital technician.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said 474 people were potentially exposed to hepatitis C when David Kwiatkowksi worked at the Hays hospital's cardiac catheterization lab from May 24 to Sept. 22, 2010."

Unfortunately, this nightmare isn't over.

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