A Las Vegas clinic may have exposed thousands of patients to hepatitis C.
Mark Sayre, Investigative Reporter
Late Monday, Clark County suspended the licenses of three additional clinics run by the same people who own the Endoscopy Center of Southern Nevada. Also, a criminal investigation is now underway. Watch Eyewitness News team coverage at 4, 5 & 6.More>>
Melissa Duran, Reporter
Hundreds of patients are waiting for blood test results after finding out they may have been exposed to hepatitis and HIV. But there are hundreds of others who aren't even aware they're at risk. One patient who was infected shows reporter Melissa Duran how it has changed his life. More>> You can take steps to ensure your own safety at a medical center.More>>
Travell Eiland, Reporter
Two years ago George Madden went in for a routine colonoscopy. Now the clinic that performed the procedure has been shut down for unsafe health practices, and he tries not to worry that something may have gone terribly wrong. Reporter Travell Eiland had the story.More>>
Paula Francis, Anchor
While many clients of the Endoscopy Center of Southern Nevada, are concerned about catching a virus, there are some who are also concerned about passing one along. Eye on Health spoke with a local man who's HIV positive and had a procedure at the center in question.More>> The same three men listed as owners of the Southern Nevada Endoscopy Center which is accused of bad practices are also listed as owners of the Gastroenterology Center of Nevada on Eastern and Flamingo. More>>
Gloria Oliveri beat cancer three times, only to discover she may have been exposed to hepatitis and HIV because of shoddy practices. Eyewitness News has team coverage on the story.More>>
Melissa Duran, Reporter
Not only are patients wondering what to do next, but other valley residents say they fear the exposure problem may spread beyond those treated at the Endoscopy Eenter. This situation understandably has everyone worried. Reporter Melissa Duran takes a closer look.More>>
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