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Thousands of Patients Exposed to Infection Risk


Health & Wellness  (tags: health, Thousands, of, patients, exposed, to, infection, risk )

Agnes
- 1167 days ago - torontosun.com
Thousands of patients have been put at risk of hepatitis or HIV infection by an outpatient facility using dirty lab materials, the city announced Saturday. Ottawa Public Health will be contacting nearly 7,000 people who were treated facility letting



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Carol H. (229)
Sunday October 16, 2011, 5:25 am
very scary!! noted, thanks Agnes
 

Ingrid A. (532)
Sunday October 16, 2011, 9:29 am
Yes scary indeed. Thank you Agnes.
 

. (0)
Sunday October 16, 2011, 11:19 am
thank you Agnes
 

Jerry B. (120)
Sunday October 16, 2011, 9:49 pm
Noted this type of thing should never happen, I see a Law suite evolving..thank you Agnes!
 

Wioletta S. (69)
Sunday October 16, 2011, 11:30 pm
:-(
 

Jennifer C. (169)
Sunday October 16, 2011, 11:51 pm
Noted. Thanks.
 

Quanta Kiran (65)
Monday October 17, 2011, 12:31 am
noted
 

Past Member (0)
Monday October 17, 2011, 1:13 am
Thanks for posting this!
 

Robert Watkins Best (0)
Monday October 17, 2011, 2:59 am
this is really usefull to us,thanks for letting us know...
 

Marianna molnar woods (9)
Monday October 17, 2011, 1:22 pm
wow
 

Jonjon Hoy (146)
Monday October 17, 2011, 1:51 pm
Thank You So Much for the Important Post. State Inspection ought to be investagated on this matter and goes to show someone is paying under the table to keep in business. This is so scary and prob everywhere else that we don't know of. Here when you have a colonopsy daone you have to sign a paper stating you have been warned of possible rick even tho equipment are cleaned.
 

Mike and Janis B. (7)
Monday October 17, 2011, 2:41 pm
People don't want to pay taxes so the health inspectors are laid off and now this kind of event occurs. This clinic should be closed even the doctors who weren't involved in the criminal negligence. From what has been said though by separate authorities there is a one in 3 billion chance of contracting anything so good luck to the folk involved. We wish them the best.
 

Gloria H. (88)
Monday October 17, 2011, 5:54 pm
This is where we need some whistleblowers willing to come forward.
 

Bonnie B. (103)
Monday October 17, 2011, 8:47 pm
Thanks, Agnes. A nurse once told me that in the US 400,000 people die each year from hospital related accidents (like wrong drug or dose) or infections. Pretty much everyone I know who was in the hospital came out with a Staph infection or something like this. There are times I am glad I don't have health insurance.
 

Eternal Gardener (761)
Monday October 17, 2011, 11:47 pm
Shocker!
 

june t. (66)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 12:11 am
noted. Scary!
 

Judy Y. (2)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 2:04 am
TRAGIC! One does NOT go to the hospital to get sick or die from dirt!!! Sometimes, I see a lot of blue scrub people running around the emergency room when I need to take my Mother. I do
NOT know what they are doing. I wonder. Do they????
 

Rita B. (2)
Tuesday October 18, 2011, 4:21 am
:(
 
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