CDC: 150,000 patients exposed to unsafe injections

12/27/2012 | USA Today

More than 150,000 patients have received unsafe injections since 2001, with two-thirds of reported cases coming in the past four years, according to data from the CDC. "The lack of oversight in non-hospital settings is a big gap in the regulatory environment," said Evelyn McKnight, who contracted hepatitis at an oncology clinic and now leads the HONOReform foundation, an advocate for safe injections.

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