Saint Francis Medical Center responds to report of exposing pati - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Saint Francis Medical Center responds to report of exposing patients to Hepatitis, HIV

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau is responding to a report that several patients could have been accidentally exposed to Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C or HIV.

The hospital says that the problem was "very isolated" and only involves 10 patients.

Those patients were treated with tools that were not completely cleaned.

All the people who were exposed have been contacted and the hospital says they are working to test them for any possible infection.

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