Dr. Deepak Desai has told the State Board that he will not practice medicine as the investigation into the Endoscopy Clinic of Southern Nevada moves forward.
The scope of the unsafe medical practices is more widespread than ever dreamed.
Jonathan Humbert, Reporter
The governor spoke Monday about the hepatitis exposure investigation. In January of last year, the agency in charge of the inspections said during budget hearings they couldn't do the job. They needed more money, more inspectors and they needed help immediately. Reporter Jonathan Humbert has the story.More>>
Doctor Vishvinder Sharma resigned Friday from the Nevada State Board of Health. Now, the Centers for Disease Control has joined the state to inspect all 50 health care centers licensed the same way as the Gastroenterology Center of Nevada. Eyewitness News has team coverage of this developing story.More>> More deficiencies have been discovered at surgery centers around the state. Director Mike Willden, who oversees the Division of Health and Human Services, says this is a "health care crisis" for Nevada.More>>
The legislature's health committee met Thursday to discuss the hepatitis and HIV alert at the Endoscopy Center of Southern Nevada. But during the process, they found out unsafe practices are going on at more than the six clinics already pinpointed. Eyewitness News has team coverage.More>>
Amanda Hernandez, Reporter
More people are now worried that their visit to the doctor could have put them in danger of contracting hepatitis. State leaders are now probing into just how big this hepatitis scare is. Reporter Amanda Hernandez has the story.More>>
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