Dozens Exposed to HIV, Hepatitis A, and B at Qatar Base Used by US Air Force |

 The US Air Force Surgeon General announced on Monday that as as many as 135 people may have been infected with bloodborne diseases, including the HIV virus, from unclean medical tools at an air base clinic in Qatar. Some 135 people may have been infected with HIV, Hepatitis A, and Hepatitis B over the course of the past ten years, according to the Air Force medical chief, after clinic implements were improperly sterilized. Endoscopes, used in gastrointestinal surgery and other procedures, wielded by Air Force Medical Service staff at the US Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar, were, according to the Air Force Times,

Source: Dozens Exposed to HIV, Hepatitis A, and B at Qatar Base Used by US Air Force |

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