An Accidental Needle Stick May be Fatal

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are approximately 800,000 needle stick injuries each year. The long-term effects of these injuries can be fatal if exposed to an infectious disease. The most common needle injuries occur from:

  • Hypodermic needles;
  • Blood collection needles; and
    Intravenous (IV) needles.

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