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David Kwiatkowski

Former Md. Hospital Technician Faces Sentencing In Hepatitis C Case

Prosecutors 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.

11/27/2013

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FDA Advisers Unanimously Back Johnson & Johnson Hepatitis C Drug

An 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.

10/24/2013

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Raccoon Found In Anne Arundel County Park Tests Positive For Rabies

A rabies case has surfaced in an Anne Arundel County Park. An infected raccoon was found.

10/10/2013

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MRSA Found In Maryland Respiratory Deaths

The Centers for Disease Control says two of three family members who died from a respiratory illness earlier this year in Calvert County were infected with an antibiotic resistant bacterial strain.

04/26/2012

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UMBC Warns Of Possible Tuberculosis Case On Campus

Health scare at a local college. The University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) is warning its students and staff of possible tuberculosis on campus.

02/16/2012

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More Fatal Bat Fungus Found In Western Md.

State wildlife managers say more hibernating bats have been found to be infected with a disease fatal to the winged mammals in a western Maryland cave.

03/30/2011

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