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Thanh Hoa medical staff prosecuted

Update: January, 02/2014 - 09:51
Dr. Le Xuan Dung.— Photo nld

THANH HOA (VNS)— Two medical staff members at Thieu Hoa General Hospital in central Thanh Hoa Province were prosecuted on Tuesday following the death of a pregnant woman and her fetus.

The personnel were charged with violating rules of professional conduct, according to Tran Van Thuc, Chief of the provincial police office.

Dr. Le Xuan Dung, 46, and nurse Hoang Thi Tam, 39, were prosecuted after unintentionally killing a pregnant woman and her nine-month old fetus, said officials.

The victim, Nguyen Thi Xuan, 40, of the district's Thieu Phuc Commune, was hospitalised at the hospital after she went into labour on October 18. Yet, the woman and her child in the womb died on the same day from unknown causes after having a Caesarean Section delivery. — VNS

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