'Serial infector' sparks Hepatitis C scare | News | Al Jazeera

'Serial infector' sparks Hepatitis C scare

Thousands urged to be tested after ex-hospital lab worker accused of infecting patients with disease.

    In the United States, a former lab technician is suspected of infecting hospital patients with Hepatitis C.

    Hospitals across six states could have been affected and thousands of current and former patients are now being urged to get checked.

    Al Jazeera’s Barbara Benitez reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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