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Nevada, health oversight body to trade information

AP/San Jose Mercury News, February 12, 2009
The Joint Commission and the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services have agreed to share information about infection control breaches such as those blamed for a hepatitis C outbreak last year in southern Nevada. Officials said cooperation between The Joint Commission and the state should improve the detection and reporting of conditions such as those linked to nine confirmed cases of hepatitis C at the Endoscopy Center of Southern Nevada and the Gastroenterolgy Center of Nevada.