Tag Archives: Death

Hospital ransomware attack led to infant’s death, lawsuit alleges

A new report in The Wall Street Journal details a cyberattack that may, a lawsuit alleges, have caused the first fatality linked to ransomware in the U.S. WHY IT MATTERSThe ransomware attack that targeted Mobile, Alabama-based Springhill Medical Center in July 2019 knocked the hospital’s IT systems offline for more than three weeks, according to… Read More »

A deep dive into addiction following the death of Keyshia Cole’s mother, Frankie Lons

Loading the player… Frankie Lons died of a reported overdose on July 18 at the age of 61. In a heartbreaking message shared via Instagram, Lons’ daughter, Elite Noel, shared, “Worse pain ever…to see my mama in a body bag on her birthday!” After a years-long, very public battle with addiction, Lons’ death is a… Read More »

Death, pain and soaring wait lists: How surgery backlogs have become pandemic’s lingering collateral damage

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health and Wellness Health Canada ‘I have lost a lot of patients on the wait list … Those patients and their families deserve recognition that they are victims of this pandemic, too’ Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: May 19, 2021  •  11 hours ago  •  6 minute read  • … Read More »

People with HIV at higher risk of hospitalisation and death from COVID-19, New York study finds

People with HIV were more likely to be admitted to hospital with COVID-19 and more likely to die in hospital due to COVID-19 than people without HIV, and people with more advanced HIV disease or unsuppressed viral load were more likely than other people with HIV to be hospitalised, a review of surveillance data in… Read More »

Iran’s coronavirus daily death tolls hit record highs as currency falls to historic low

Iranians, some wearing protective masks, gather inside the capital Tehran’s grand bazaar, during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic crises, on March 18, 2020. AFP | Getty Images DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran, the Middle East’s coronavirus epicenter, is reeling from a new wave of infections and deaths as it registers its highest single-day fatality count… Read More »