06/30/2010 01:45 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Hospital May Have Exposed Hundreds Of Veterans To HIV (VIDEO)

A hospital in Missouri may have exposed hundreds of veterans to the HIV and Hepatitis C viruses.

The veterans may have been exposed to the deadly virus through contaminated dental instruments. The hospital has sent certified notification letters to the affected patients.

The VA has released a statement saying they are taking all necessary steps to deal with the situation.