Almost 600 Veterans may have been infected with HIV, Hepatitis B, or Hepatitis C

On Tuesday November 29th Victoria Brahm announced that the VA was in the process of notifying 592 veterans treated by a dentist at Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center that they may be infected with Hepatitis B, C, or HIV. The dentist responsible did not follow proper sterilization procedures from patient to patient and has since resigned from the medical facility. Administrative actions are still pending.

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Almost 600 Veterans may have been infected with HIV, Hepatitis B, or Hepatitis C
Almost 600 Veterans may have been infected with HIV, Hepatitis B, or Hepatitis C

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