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U.S. resumes military evacuation flights for critical patients

  |   Earthquake Response, Uncategorized

By Jennifer Browning PORT-AU-PRINCE---Yesterday, four days after suspending airflights, the U.S. government  announced  it would resume military evacuation flights to the United States for critically injured Haitian earthquake victims. Flights taking critically injured patients to the U.S. began again today. [caption id="attachment_1247" align="alignright" width="300" caption="A patient loaded into...

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Many earthquake victims rely on family for shelter

  |   Earthquake Response

[caption id="attachment_1220" align="aligncenter" width="499" caption=" Project Medishare volunteer and Occupational Therapist, Delia Rivero, works with a translator to tell Sifila Joseph how often she must see a doctor to change the dressing on her bandages.                       Photo by Jennifer Browning."][/caption] By Jennifer Browning Bandages cover the head wound caused...

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Earthquake victims face new threat of disease

  |   Earthquake Response

By Jennifer Browning PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti--The Associated Press reported today that Haiti's earthquake victims face a new threat of diseases like tetanus and measles. [caption id="attachment_1216" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Infectious disease physician, Dr. Gordon Dickinson tends to a little girl who was brought to the triage unit and diagnosed...

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Hospital begins to receive transfer patients as other medical camps close their doors

  |   Earthquake Response

[caption id="attachment_1189" align="aligncenter" width="499" caption="Francois and her mother watch as Lori Carpenter creates a posterior splint. The splint is helpful because, unlike a cast, it allows doctors to routinely check the open wound on the 10-year-old's foot. Photo by Jennifer Browning."][/caption] By Jennifer Browning PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti--As the...

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