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Hospital to patients: We maybe exposed you to HIV

 
Hospital to patients: We maybe exposed you to HIV
Posted Wednesday, March 12th 2014 @ 10am  by John Johnson, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – More than 4,000 people on Long Island are getting the most unwelcome kind of letter from a local hospital—a warning that they might have been inadvertently exposed to HIV. As ABC News explains, the risk is low, but it stems from improper use of an insulin pen. It seems a nurse at South Nassau Communities Hospital was overheard saying, incorrectly, that it was OK to reuse the pen on multiple patients, reports Newsday via NBC News.

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