Ca: Newfoundland health authority says botched fax breached privacy of 52 patients

Faxing errors continue to contribute to privacy breaches. The Canadian Press reports:

Newfoundland and Labrador’s second largest health authority is apologizing to 52 patients for a privacy breach it blames on a botched fax number.

Central Health Authority says medical information was mistakenly faxed as an email to a 1-800 number instead of a 1-866 number.

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