(London Daily Mail) Dozens of co-workers are being screened for HIV and hepatitis after a nurse was found reusing a syringe to administer flu shots.
Employees at Otsuka Pharmaceutical, who received the vaccination at their offices in Princeton, New Jersey on September 30, have been warned they may have been exposed to 'infected blood.'
Almost 70 patients have now been called in for testing but face a long, anxious wait as it can be months before serious infections such as HIV show up in blood work.
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Healthcare provider TotalWellness confirmed that the nurse contracted to carry out the flu shots had 'failed to follow proper medical procedures and safeguards.