Hospital Warning Thousands To Get Children Tested For HIV, Hepatitis After Surgical Equipment Not Sterilized
Seattle Children’s Hospital is offering free blood tests to 12,000 families after discovering surgical equipment at its Bellevue Clinic and Surgery Center was not always properly cleaned and sterilized.
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Babies switched for breastfeeding need to then undergo HIV, hepatitis and other tests.
Federal immunization goals remain unmet, the CDC says.
An outbreak of infected tattoos has led to an unlikely source: the ink. With the growing popularity of tattoos, health officials say they are seeing more cases of a nasty skin infection caused by a common bacteria traced to the ink. In the largest outbreak, 19 people in Rochester, N.Y., ended up with bubbly rashes on their new tattoos, researchers reported Wednesday.
One in 30 baby boomers has been infected with hepatitis C, and most have no clue.
Gonorrhea just got a little more painful to treat, but at least it’s still treatable.
A family claims their daughter was pierced by a bloody syringe that was left in a hotel bed.