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VBA Fast Letter on Relationship Between Immunization with Jet Injectors and Hepatitis C

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VBA Fast Letter on Relationship Between Immunization with Jet Injectors and Hepatitis C

In August 2003, one regional office issued a rating decision granting service connection for hepatitis C virus infection as the result of immunization with a "jet air gun." The following letter is intended to correct any misunderstanding resulting from this action.

VBA Fast Letter.