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Hospital accountability: Medical mistakes

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(FOX 25 / - First it was the spread of hepatitis c at Exeter Hospital. Then, the potential for a blood-borne illness if you had ridden in a Boston ambulance. Now this week, the outbreak of fungal menengitis and it's based in Massachusetts.

They're all frightening medical mistakes. How are we supposed to protect ourselves?

Dr. Marty Makary, a surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital and an associate professor of Health Policy at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, has more on this topic.

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