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November 29, 2014

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2 dates identified in Vegas hepatitis C outbreak

The Associated Press reports that the Southern Nevada Health District is identifying the two dates in 2007 when officials believe hepatitis C was transmitted between patients at the Endoscopy Center of Southern Nevada.

In a report prepared for the district board on Thursday, officials say genetic testing traced the virus to patients treated on July 25, 2007, and on Sept. 21, 2007, the AP says.

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