At least 650 dialysis patients at Seattle hospital possibly exposed to hepatitis B

June 18, 2016 10:22 AM

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SEATTLE – A Seattle hospital says about 650 dialysis patients since 2011 might have been exposed to hepatitis B because of a lapse in screening procedures.

But the Virginia Mason Hospital and Medical Center and King County public health officials said Friday the risk of transmission is low.

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