Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 23rd, 1998
But Dr. David Satcher, Surgeon General, pledged to track down as many of them as possible. "We will aggressively pursue the people we believe have been exposed from positive donors," Satcher told the House Subcommittee on Human Resources.
Dr. C. Everett Koop, Former Surgeon-General, told the committee that only about 225,000 of the 4.5 million infected Americans knew they had the incurable and often fatal virus.
"Many with hepatitis C virus have no reason to believe they...
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