Two Piercing Studios Could Have Infected Clients with Hepatitis or HIV

Investigations in Toronto have brought forward two body piercing studios that were not abiding by proper infection control practices and their customers could have been infected by hepatitis B, hepatitis c or even Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Public Health authorities are urging people who got piercing in last six months, to get a medical screening.

In a routine annual inspection, it was brought to notice that two piercing studios, New York Body Piercing, 1700 Wilson Ave., Unit 151 and New York Accessories & Body Piercing, 423 Queen St. were not following infection control practices and some of their instruments were not properly sterilized for infection riddance.

Read more .....