July 16, 2013 3:00 PM

Patients at Chanute hospital possibly exposed to hepatitis, HIV

More than 240 patients who underwent colonoscopies at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute may have been exposed to Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B and HIV, among other diseases, due to improper scope sanitization, the hospital announced in a media telebriefing Tuesday afternoon.

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