Five people fired from IMSS after sending live baby to morgue

Five workers from the General Hospital of Zone 16 in Torreón, Coahuila, were terminated from their position after declaring a premature baby dead who still had vital signs at the time of birth, reported the Mexican Institute of Social Security ( IMSS ).

Among the personnel are the director of the hospital and four health workers who were allegedly involved in the negligence and whose license to practice medicine has been suspended until an investigation is completed.

On Sunday night, Jesús Sebastián died, the newborn who last week had been sent to the morgue . . .

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