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Hepatitis C

David Kwiatkowski

Loopholes Allowed Health Care Worker To Transmit Hepatitis C To Patients

He’s accused of exposing nearly 2,000 patients to hepatitis, including several in Maryland. Now a new report details how a healthcare worker lied to keep working at hospitals in eight different states.

03/21/2013

David Kwiatkowski

Hepatitis C Report Finds Gaps In Regulations: Maryland Urges Better Licensing

Changes are likely coming after authorities find a former Maryland hospital worker infects almost half a dozen patients in the state with hepatitis C.

03/20/2013

David Kwiatkowski

Suit Dismissed Against Agency That Sent Tech Accused Of Spreading Hepatitis C To N.H.

A Boston lawyer said Monday he is working on a settlement with the staffing agency that sent a traveling hospital technician to New Hampshire’s Exeter Hospital, where he is accused of stealing drugs infecting patients with hepatitis C.

12/31/2012

David Kwiatkowski

Trial Postponed For Man Accused Of Infecting Patients With Hepatitis C

As expected, a federal judge has postponed the trial of a New Hampshire hospital worker accused of infecting patients with hepatitis C through tainted syringes.

12/24/2012

David Kwiatkowski

4 More Hepatitis C Cases in Maryland Found Related To Infected Worker

The former lab tech accused of exposing hundreds of people to Hepatitis C is now believed to have more victims here in Baltimore.

12/21/2012

David Kwiatkowski

Traveling Med Tech Blamed For Hepatitis C Spread Pleads Not Guilty

David Kwiatkowski says he’s not guilty. But if convicted, the medical technician who allegedly infected dozens of people with Hepatitis C could face decades in prison.

12/04/2012

David Kwiatkowski

Med Tech In Hepatitis C Case Pleads Not Guilty

A traveling hospital worker accused of stealing drugs and infecting patients with hepatitis C through contaminated syringes pleaded not guilty to the charges in federal court on Monday.

12/03/2012

David Kwiatkowski

Many Call For Stricter Regulations For Medical Technicians

An infection scandal exposed the lack of regulation for fill-in medical technicians in Maryland. There’s now a call for action after thousands of patients were exposed to a life-threatening virus.

11/05/2012

David Kwiatkowski

Baltimore Man Says He Was Infected With Hepatitis C By Traveling Hospital Staffer

A former lab tech is accused of exposing hundreds of hospital patients in Maryland to Hepatitis C and now we’re learning the dangers may have started years earlier than investigators first thought.

09/10/2012

David Kwiatkowski

N.H. Attorney Says Med Tech Spread Hepatitis In Baltimore In 2008

A New Hampshire attorney says a client contracted hepatitis C from a traveling hospital worker two years earlier than has been previously alleged he began spreading the disease.

09/09/2012

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CDC: All Baby Boomers Should Get Screened For Hepatitis C

One in 30 baby boomers has been infected with hepatitis C, and most have no clue.

08/20/2012

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CDC Recommends Baby Boomers Get Tested For Hepatitis C

Health alert. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns millions of Americans have a potentially deadly virus and don’t even know it. Now, they are recommending certain people get tested for Hepatitis C.

08/16/2012

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