You may remember this six year-long case back in 2007 when certain medical equipment and syringes were being re-used from patient to patient. Seven patients suffered Hep C infections and one patient, Rodolfo Meana (age 77) died from Hep C complications in 2012. Widely regarded as the largest Hepatitis C outbreak in US history, the story is far from over. In addition to the likelihood of a multi-year appeals process, Desai faces a federal case that is slated to begin in February of next year. Additionally, should any of the other documented, infected patients die, even more charges could be filed against Desai.
** update September 6, 2013: Sentencing court date is delayed. Will report new date when we get it. **