The South Nassau Communities Hospital has advised that some patients who received injections from an insulin pen should get tested for hepatitis and HIV.
Deadly and preventable infections have been spreading like wildfire and it hasn’t been limited to schools and offices.
Mosquitos collected in the Eltingville Section of Staten Island are the first in the city to be found carrying the West Nile virus this season.
Some lawmakers in Albany want a state law to prohibit doctors from wearing neckties in hospitals. The proposal cites a study that shows bacteria that could lead to serious infection can be carried on ties and other loose-fitting clothing.