40/29 reports on a news conference today at which Veterans Affairs officials said as many as 12 deaths may have occurred in cases in which a now-fired pathologist made errors or misdiagnoses at the Veterans Healthcare System of the Ozarks.

It is uncertain what role the errors might have played, however.

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Dr. Robert Levy was fired after being accused of being impaired at work. Since June 2018, almost 34,000 of his cases have been reviewed and errors were found in about 3,000 of them.