Unsafe injection practices at Raleigh Heart Clinic in Beckley, WV have
caused alarm and, in some instances, serious injuries. Nearly 2,400 patients
have been warned about possible exposure to hepatitis, a serious illness
that affects the liver. So far, more than one dozen patients have tested
positive for hepatitis. The Centers for Disease Control have specific
standards for injections that, if followed, will prevent widespread problems
such as this. In fact, the CDC reports that using dirty needles is one
of the most common reasons for hepatitis outbreaks in the United States.
Healthcare professionals should know better than to risk the lives and
wellbeing of patients simply to save time or money. If you believe that
unsafe injection practices may have exposed you to hepatitis or HIV, contact
your doctor for blood work. Then,
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