Dr. Evelyn McKnight

The following is a guest post by Dr. Evelyn McKnight, cialis founder and president of HONOReform (Hepatitis Outbreaks’ National Organization for Reform). I remain troubled by the news that 4,277 patients on Long Island, because of improper use of an insulin pen, have been placed in harm’s way (“Nassau hospital’s call to test injected patients seen […]

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Lauren Lollini and Evelyn McKnight of HONOReform are calling attention to unsafe injection practices with their new “Survivor Stories Blog.” According to the CDC, since 1999, “more than 125,000 patients in the United States have been notified of potential exposure to hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and HIV due to unsafe injection […]

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HAIs in the News: The Tennessean, December 31, 2012 The Tennessean provides coverage of unsafe injection practices and Peter Eisler’s recent USA Today article. Evelyn McKnight, 57, contracted hepatitis C a decade ago while being treated for cancer at a Nebraska oncology clinic. The virus required six months of debilitating drug treatment on top of […]

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Please join the HONOReform Foundation in its fundraising opportunity HONOR Walk for Reform on Sunday, ask October 9, 2011. The HONOReform Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit entity formed by  Evelyn and Tom Mcknight and others in 2008 following a 2002 Nebraska hepatitis C outbreak where Evelyn and 99 other Nebraskans were affected.  The aim of […]

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A U.S. Congressional briefing scheduled for Monday, order July 25th, 2011 will address safe injection practices and the problematic growth of healthcare transmission of hepatitis and HIV, particularly in non-hospital settings. The congressional briefing, “Injections without Infections: Eliminating the Healthcare Transmission of Bloodborne Diseases,” will examine the increased frequency of healthcare transmission of hepatitis and […]

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