Dirty health equipment blamed for deadly brain disease exposure

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by CBS

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Posted on September 5, 2013 at 8:10 AM

Updated Thursday, Sep 5 at 8:10 AM

(CBS) A New Hampshire hospital says as many as 13 people may have been exposed to a rare and fatal brain disease. The disease may have been passed through surgical equipment that had been used on a patient who's believed to have had the disease. The equipment, some of which was rented and used elsewhere, was not properly sterilized. Charlie Rose reports.

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