Faulty dental sterilization reported at veterans hospital in St. Louis

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 | 8:48 a.m. CDT; updated 9:50 a.m. CST, Thursday, February 17, 2011

ST. LOUIS — The Department of Veterans Affairs has notified nearly 2,000 veterans that they could have been exposed to viral infections because dental equipment at the VA medical center in St. Louis was inadequately sterilized.