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A doctor who was working the rounds at New Orleans’ Memorial Medical Center during Hurricane Katrina has admitted euthanizing patients during a crucial shortage of energy and supplies at the hospital.
Despite the revelations, the state prosecution service in Louisiana says it will not re-open an investigation into the matter, the Associated Press
The doctor’s admission comes on the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina making landfall on the Gulf Coast, an event that would lead to the death of more than 1,000 people and the displacement of a city of one million.
‘‘I gave her medicine so I could get rid of her faster, get the nurses off the floor.’’
Originally posted by Rams59lb
Now, some of you will say that a curtain percentage of people injured in the Hurricane might have been better off but that is not the arguement or the point, believe it or not that decision should always be left up to the person and the family.