A nursing aide was accused Tuesday of the rape of a 64-year-old woman at the Bronx nursing home where he worked.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the influenza virus is now widespread in 10 states, including New York and Pennsylvania – where a pregnant nurse is out of a job.
She said she got the drugs from a secure medical-storage system by entering the name of a patient without the doctor’s permission. The patient had been recently discharged.
Nursing home operator Alaris Health said Monday that it is “investigating each and every concern” raised by the family of an 80-year-old woman who claimed she was beaten by a nurse at a Passaic County facility.
A former nurse was indicted Wednesday on allegations that he punched and beat a disabled resident of the Bronx nursing home where he worked.
New York used to be among a handful of states that only allowed physicians and nurses to administer vaccines, but it began allowing pharmacists to give the shots, too, in 2008.
The Moroccan-born Lafrem and the woman, a nurse, crossed paths at a Manhattan bar in March 2010. He lived in Norwood, Pa., but was working in Manhattan.
Pamela Glennon dashed over to perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation when she saw lifeguards starting emergency procedures.
Kassandra Fields-Ralph is charged with lewdness, child endangerment and theft.
A nurse in the maternity ward at Good Samaritan Hospital was diagnosed with the condition.
The 53-year-old woman suffered severe injuries to her head, face and neck.