[ABC News, September 18, 2013]
A Tulsa-area dentist accused of using rusty equipment and dirty needles is responsible for the country’s first known outbreak of hepatitis C among dental patients, health officials said today.
Dr. W. Scott Harrington’s practice was shut down in March 2013 after a surprise inspection revealed major lapses in sterility practices. At least 89 of Harrington’s patients have since tested positive for hepatitis C.
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