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More than 3,000 Patients Possibly Exposed to HIV and Hepatitis At New Jersey Surgical Center, Officials Say

December 26, 2018

A New Jersey surgical center may have exposed more than 3,000 patients to HIV and hepatitis, state officials said.

People who received a procedure at the HealthPlus Surgery Center in Saddle Brook, New Jersey between Jan. 1 and Sept. 7 have been requested to take a blood test for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C after “deficiencies in infection control” in the medical center’s cleaning and medication injection processes put them at risk.

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