Too Many Healthcare Workers Exposed To Bloodborne Viruses, UK

Thu, 23 Nov 2006 02:00 PM EST

... A new report from the Health Protection Agency shows that healthcare workers are still being exposed to bloodborne virus infections, even though such exposures are largely preventable. According to data collected by the Agency, eleven healthcare workers were infected with hepatitis C via needle stick injuries in the last eight years; two of these incidents were reported in the last 12 months. [click link for full article] ...