Ricin? Hepatitis C? What’s the World (and My Life) Coming To?

So my partner, she works at the state health lab. Her team does the outbreak investigation and labwork, and all the bioterrorism stuff. So you can imagine how soundly I sleep at night! This week saw the release of information on a case they’ve been following for a while, which has turned into the largest notification in US history: 50,000 people are being notified that they might have been exposed to hepatitis C, hepatitis B, or HIV when they went into a popular clinic for colonoscopies. You can imagine all the bloodwork! [Continue reading]