Free Screening During Hepatitis Awareness MonthDuring the month of May, also known as Hepatitis Awareness Month, The Maryland Department of Health has coordinated free Hepatitis C (HCV) testing.
Hospital Sues Health Agency Over Hepatitis C OutbreakExeter Hospital has filed another lawsuit in hopes of getting others to pay for settlements it reached after a traveling medical technician infected patients with hepatitis C.
Courts Still Sorting Blame In Hepatitis C Outbreak In Md. And 7 Other StatesTwo years after a cardiac technician was accused of infecting patients with hepatitis C, a handful of patients are still suing Exeter Hospital, which is pursuing its own lawsuit seeking help covering its settlement costs.
More Lawsuits Over Hepatitis C Outbreak SettledMore than two-thirds of the patients who sued Exeter Hospital after a traveling medical technician infected them with hepatitis C have settled their cases, according to a hospital attorney.
Hospital Worker Gets 39 Years In Hepatitis C CaseA New Hampshire hospital worker learns his punishment for infecting dozens of people with Hepatitis C, including seven people right here in Maryland.
Hepatitis C Victims To Attend Tech's N.H. SentencingLinda Ficken isn't nervous about confronting the former traveling hospital technician who infected her with hepatitis C. But she is a bit worried about losing her temper.
Former Md. Hospital Technician Faces Sentencing In Hepatitis C CaseProsecutors say a traveling hospital technician who infected patients with hepatitis C through tainted syringes created a "national public health crisis" and should spend 40 years in prison, but defense attorneys argue he should get 30 years, in part because his addiction clouded his judgment.
N.H. Hospital Sues Man For Hepatitis C Outbreak, Which Impacted Md. 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.
FDA Advisers Unanimously Back Johnson & Johnson Hepatitis C DrugAn experimental hepatitis C drug from Johnson & Johnson has won unanimous support from government advisers who say the medication should be approved to treat patients infected with the liver-destroying virus.
Md. Advocacy Group Joins N.H. Health Dept. To Share Lessons From Hepatitis C OutbreakAfter spending a year investigating the hepatitis C outbreak at Exeter Hospital, New Hampshire's public health department is working with two advocacy groups to share its recommendations. One of those groups is based in Maryland.
Tech Pleads Guilty For Multistate Hepatitis C Outbreak That Includes Md.A traveling hospital technician accused of causing a multistate outbreak of hepatitis C last year pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal drug charges in New Hampshire under an agreement that calls for him to serve 30 to 40 years in prison.
Plea Deal Reveals More About N.H. Tech Accused Of Spreading Hepatitis In Md.A traveling hospital technician strikes a plea deal on charges he knowingly infected dozens of patients with deadly Hepatitis C--some of them here in Maryland. We're learning about new red flags that should have kept him out of the medical field.