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Medicine: Dental Alert #1048151

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 29, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Gabe Gutierrez) The health scare for patients of Tulsa dentist Dr. Scott Harrington† examined; health department letter urging patients to get tested for hepatitis and HIV quoted; photo of Harrington shown; details given of complaints about his equipment and procedures and his reuse of needles and drug vials. [Patient Joyce BAYLOR††- reacts.] [Tulsa Health Department Kaitlin SNIDER†- says it’s unnerving.] [Oklahoma Board of Dentistry Susan ROGERS†- recounts Harrington’s response.] [Piedmont Atlanta Hospital epidemiologist Pamela FALK†- says the likelihood that someone will become sick is very small.]

Williams, Brian;
Gutierrez, Gabe

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