Due to the negligence of National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUP) receptionist, five patients were mistakenly transplanted with HIV infected organs.
Taipei-based NTUP posted on its website that receptionist by mistake heard the word “nonreactive” during a telephonic conversation where donors’ HIV test report was being discussed.
The National Taiwan University Hospital in Taipei has been censured for the gaffe it committed by erroneously transplanting organs of a HIV infected person in five patients. The heart, liver, lungs and two kidneys of the donor have been transplanted in those patients.
A blunder made by a Taiwan Hospital has put the lives of five patients in risk. It has been reported that one of the most reputed hospital for organ transplant, transplanted infected organs with HIV to about 5 patients.
Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp. confirmed on Wednesday that it had filed a new patent lawsuit against rival gadget maker Apple in London, Britain.
The new lawsuit was filed on July 29 in London, with Chancery Division of the High Court of Justice, which deals with intellectual property & company law matters.
Taiwanese handset manufacturer HTC has appealed against the U. S. International Trade Commission’s initial ruling that favored Apple in S3 Graphics patent claim.
The U. S. International Trade Commission ruled on Tuesday previous week that the Cupertino-based gadget maker Apple’s Mac OS X system had violated two S3 texture compression patents, but the commission also ruled that Apple’s iOS-based iPhone and iPad hadn’t infringed on any patents of S3 Graphics.
Shares in HTC Corp. slipped by around 6.5 per cent on Monday in Taipei trading as the Asia’s second-biggest smartphone maker is trying to limit the decline with measures like share buy back.
As of 9:43 a. m. local time, shares in HTC dropped to NT$870. Late last week, HTC stock declined to a six-month low of NT$848-a-share, the lowest since January 14. The Taiex index suffered a loss of 0.8 per cent.