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Mass hepatitis misdiagnosis

Over the last 10 years, the Korean Red Cross has misdiagnosed roughly 2,000 hepatitis cases Ė some of which were hepatitis B or C. Some of these cases then went on to donate blood which has huge consequences. The situation is being investigated and compensation will be provided to those receiving infected blood.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Chosun Ilbo

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About: Mass hepatitis misdiagnosis

Date: 22 July 2004

Source: The Chosun Ilbo

Author: Kim Dong-seup


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