Report on SGH hep C outbreak: How the incident was escalated
An Independent Review Committee tasked to look into the spread of hepatitis C virus at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) released its report on Tuesday (Dec 8). It said lapses at SGH led to the infections in wards 64A and 67 earlier this year. The report noted gaps in infection control practices and delays in escalating the incident, among other things. Here's a look at when key parties in the hospital, SingHealth and the Ministry of Health were alerted to the outbreak.
HOSPITAL AND KEY PARTIES
Source: Independent Review Committee's Report on Hepatitis C cluster in SGH Renal Ward.