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NH News
5:24 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

N.H. To Require Home Quarantine For Travelers Who've Had Contact With Ebola Victims In West Africa

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New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan’s administration is announcing a  mandatory three-week home quarantine for any travelers to New Hampshire who have had direct contact with Ebola victims from three stricken countries in West Africa. 

Reporter's note: Scroll down to hear my unedited interview with Dr. Jose Montero

Click for CDC Ebola Quarantine Guidance for states

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Health
10:02 am
Mon December 3, 2012

N.H. Health Officials Stress Importance Of Flu Vaccines

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State health officials are urging people to get their annual flu vaccination.

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NH News
4:46 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

Another Patient Tests Positive for Hep C

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services says another Exeter Hospital patient has tested positive for the original strain of hepatitis C. This brings the total count to 21—20 patients and 1 hospital employee.

The current testing pool includes anyone associated with the hospital’s cardiac catheterization lab or recovery room between October 1, 2010 and May 25, 2012.

New Hampshire Director of Public Health, José Montero, says that the DHHS continues to work in close collaboration with Exeter Hospital while the CDC independently checks testing results.

NH News
6:11 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

Drug Diversion Most Likely Cause Of Hepatitis C Outbreak

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services says that drug diversion is the most likely cause of the hepatitis C outbreak at Exeter Hospital. Health officials also expect to discover more cases of the virus.

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