Tag Archives: Hepatitis

Washington man, 49, willingly receives a heart from a hepatitis C-infected donor

Washington man, 49, willingly receives a heart from a hepatitis C-infected donor Kerry Hayes, 49, from Anacortes, Washington, was born with a heart murmur due to a defect in his aortic valve He underwent four open-heart surgeries and was implanted with an artificial heart in early 2017 In July 2018, he underwent a heart transplant knowingly… Read More »

Thousands of patients possibly exposed to HIV, hepatitis asked to take blood tests

More than 3,000 patients of a surgery center in Bergen County, New Jersey, may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C, according to the New Jersey Department of Health and the HealthPlus Surgery Center in the town of Saddle Brook. On Tuesday, officials issued a new statement asking patients who received a… Read More »