New York’s first Ebola case in hospital

New York City’s first case of the Ebola virus has been confirmed in a New York hospital, officials said.The New York County Health Department confirmed the case on Thursday and said the patient was “under medical observation.”The patient was initially identified by his hospital’s internal investigation, the department said.Officials said the hospital is in the […]

Why do kids’ hospitals need to be ‘safe zones’?

A new report from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) suggests that in some places, children’s hospitals are not adequately protected by health care workers and that they have not been adequately trained.In the US, in particular, there have been a number of high-profile cases of child abuse at children’s medical centers.The incidents have […]