Needlestick Statistics

Posted on November 12, 2011. Filed under: Syringe Blog | Tags: , , , , , , |

Needlestick Statistics ::: 1,300,000 deaths annually ::: 23,000,000 hepatitis infections annually ::: 260,000 HIV/AIDS infections annually ::: According to the CDC, 80% of occupationally acquired diseases in the U.S. are transmitted through needlestick injuries. ::: Every 24 seconds a person dies from having an injection from an unclean syringe ::: 50% of injections given to children are unsafe.


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