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Hepatitis-C Group Meets

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Minot's Hepatitis C outbreak has prompted some people to come together to look for answers.

Group 44, a group led by families of Hepatitis C Victims, hosted a meeting at the Wellington Monday evening.

The North Dakota State Health Department addressed growing concerns with the group.

A department official tried to provide information concerning how victims could have become infected, and said she hopes this kind of open information will prevent more cases, while investigators try to find the exact source of the outbreak.

(Lindsey VanderBusch, North Dakota State Health Department) "Sifting through complex medical histories, looking for places and timelines of when people had similar procedures and exposures just takes a lot of time. It takes a lot of man power, but it's something we are committed to continuing to look at. We don't feel that the associations that we have found are going to drop out of

If you have any questions regarding the Hepatitis outbreak you can go online to the North Dakota State Health Department's website at www.NDHealth.gov

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