EXETER – Another person has been diagnosed
with the same strain of hepatitis C linked to an outbreak at Exeter
Hospital, bringing the total number of those infected to 21, state
health officials announced Wednesday.
The latest patient was
identified through testing being done on more than 1,000 patients who
visited the hospital’s cardiac catheterization lab and recovery room
between Oct. 1, 2010 and May 25, 2012.