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David Kwiatkowski

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Former UPMC Employee Pleads Guilty In NH In Hepatitis C Outbreak

A traveling hospital technician accused of causing a multistate outbreak of hepatitis C last year has pleaded guilty to federal drug charges in New Hampshire.

08/14/2013

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Former UPMC Employee To Take Plea Deal After Patients Infected

David Kwiatkowski has been in jail since August of last year.

08/13/2013

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Hepatitis C Victims File Suit Against UPMC

Linda Ficken contracted Hepatitis C in a Kansas hospital, but last month she sued UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh for gross negligence. Now two other people from Kansas have also filed suit.

10/01/2012

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Patient Sues UPMC After ‘Hepatitis C’ Infection

In a suit filed today, Linda Ficken says she contracted Hepatitis C from a syringe infected by David Kwiatkowski — a Radiology Technician who worked at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital back in 2008.

09/04/2012

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2,000 Patients Advised To Be Tested For Hepatitis C

Nearly 2,000 patients are being advised to get tested for Hepatitis C. The warning comes after a man who worked in a hospital in our area was accused of tampering with needles and infecting dozens of people at other hospitals with the disease.

08/14/2012

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