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NH Worker Gets 39 Yrs in Hepatitis Case

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December 2, 2013
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A traveling medical technician who stole painkillers and infected dozens of patients in multiple states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes was sentenced Monday to 39 years in prison. (Dec. 2)


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