Items Tagged ‘hepatitis C outbreak’

July 20, 2012

Former Hospital Worker Accused of Transmitting Hepatitis C


A former medical technician was arrested on Thursday in connection with a hepatitis C outbreak at a hospital in Exeter, New Hampshire, a federal prosecutor announced. David Matthew Kwiatkowski, 32, is accused of infecting at least 30 people when he worked in the cardiac catheterization lab (CCL) at Exeter Hospital…Hepatitis C is passed through contact […]

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Tags: CNN, David Kwiatkowski, Exeter Hospital, hepatitis C outbreak

May 14, 2012

Former Mayo Clinic Employee Pleads Guilty to Spreading Hepatitis


A former radiology technician at the Mayo Clinic who caused a hepatitis C outbreak by swapping patients’ syringes and led to one person’s death has pleaded guilty to 10 crimes. Steven Beumel of Orange Park was arrested a year ago after being indicted by a federal grand jury. He faced one count of tampering with […]

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Tags: Florida Times-Union, hepatitis C outbreak, Steven Beumel

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