Woman ‘humiliated’ after clinic refuses to do allergy test because she had hepatitis C

“They treated me like I had leprosy,” said Monica Higgins, who says she was turned away from an Appletree clinic at Bank Street and Heron Road Thursday morning, which, coincidentally, was World Hepatitis Day. Higgins booked an allergy test at the Appletree clinic several weeks ago after she started experiencing allergy symptoms for the first time. She said the nurse began preparing Higgins for the test, which involves rubbing serums of 52 possible alle