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Hepatitis outbreaks linked to poor infection control
Here are some recent examples in the U.S.
There have been a number of hepatitis outbreaks in U.S. ambulatory settings in recent years, including one in 2002 that involved 100 hepatitis infections caused by one certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) who reused needles and another outbreak of 99 hepatitis C cases also was caused by reused syringes.
Here is a nutshell look at the various cases: