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What happens if a nurse comes down with hepatitis c.. can she still work with patients?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Yes She Can: Yes she can.Hepatitis C is caused by Hepatitis C virus by sharing contaminated needles,by getting contaminated Blood Transfusion,or by getting shot with a contaminated needle that has infected blood on it or getting a tattoo or piercing with contaminated with a needle that has infected blood on it So a nurse who is positive with HepC can not infect patients

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