Hepatitis C cluster found in Becker, Mahnomen counties possibly caused by needle sharing
An upward trend in the number of Hepatitis C cases reported in Becker and Mahnomen counties this year has drawn the attention of the Minnesota Department of Health.
Ronda Stock, Becker County Community Health supervisor, said that 15 new cases of Hepatitis C had been reported in the two counties this year through the end of September, which is what prompted state public health officials to investigate.
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