Tech at VA Dental Center in St. Louis Warned Officials About Poor Sterilization

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Earlene Johnson worked as a medical supply technician at the St. Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, where almost 2,000 veterans may have been exposed to Hepatitis B and C and HIV due to poor sterilization practices. She testified, before the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, that she warned her superiors that the dental equipment wasn't being adequately sterilized, but they ignored her and eventually fired her.

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