Hepatitis C

Former hospital scrub technician Kristen Parker was sentenced to 30 years in prison. She pleaded guilty to stealing drugs, injecting herself and then using the dirty needles on patients. Parker infected bout 35 people with Hepatitis C. (credit: CBS)

Federal Appeals Court Rejects Sentence Reduction For Former Surgery Tech

A federal appeals court has rejected a request to reduce the sentence for a former surgery tech who infected patients with Hepatitis C.

02/18/2011

Former hospital scrub technician Kristen Parker was sentenced to 30 years in prison. She pleaded guilty to stealing drugs, injecting herself and then using the dirty needles on patients. Parker infected bout 35 people with Hepatitis C. (credit: CBS)

Kristen Parker Appeals For Lighter Sentence

Kristen Parker, a former hospital surgery technician who stole painkillers and infected more than a dozen patients with hepatitis, has asked a panel of judges to overturn her sentence.

01/18/2011

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