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Hepatits C suspect may have infected patients and 4 Detroit-area hospitals, officials say

An investigation into a former Michigan healthcare worker -- charged with infecting at least 30 New Hampshire patients with hepatitis C from syringes he used and refilled -- triggered a public alert Monday from Michigan’s health department for patients to be tested for the disease if they received injectable narcotic medicines when the man worked at four Detroit-area hospitals.

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