Published in Hepatitis Weekly, July 10th, 2000
Dr. Colleen R. Kelly, with the Boston Medical Center, Massachusetts, had noted what she said was "a dangerous practice that could be a potential source of transmission of hepatitis virus among patients," as she conducted rounds at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. Two patients had shared an electric razor that had not been disinfected prior to use by the second patient.
This practice, she found, was not isolated to this hospital in the Veterans...
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