Patients ask why they were infected with HIV and Hepatitis C 40 years ago – and were not told they were part of a test

Patients infected with a deadly disease 40 years ago – and the families left behind when most died – hope an inquiry into how it happened will finally reveal the truth.
Thousands of haemophiliacs, including those treated at St George’s Hospital, Tooting, were given infected blood by medics in the 1970s and 80s – but were not told, some for decades.

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First test trains pass along Northern Line extension to Nine Elms

The Northern Line Extension passed a major milestone at Christmas after test passenger trains successfully completed the journey through the new tunnels from Kennington to Battersea Power Station.
The Northern line passenger trains entered the new 3.2km tunnels at Kennington, travelling through the newly constructed step-plate junction that connects the existing Northern line tunnels to the extension.

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