Four children die in less than 10 days in Nizao;  attribute it to "respiratory problems"

Four children die in less than 10 days in Nizao; attribute it to "respiratory problems"

The death of four babies between three months and one year old in less than 10 days in the municipality of Nicepresumably because of respiratory problemshas caused concern to medical personnel in the area.

This is why the Municipal Hospital Nice recommended that they undergo a necropsy to the last two bodies to determine the real causes of death.

Claudio Pérez, father of one of the deceased children, explained to Free Journal that her three-month-old son woke up around 4:00 am because he was hungry, so his partner proceeded to feed him; however, when they woke up at 7:00 am the baby was dead.

He said that his son did not present any health condition, but had been hospitalized for a week for pneumonia. He indicated that he does not know what happened to his baby, only that they told him that he died of asphyxiation.

Meanwhile, Nallely Encarnación reported that her five-month-old daughter began to suffocate at dawn, for this reason she took her to the hospital emergency room, where she died. The doctors told her that her girl presented a respiratory arrest.

According to a document to which he had access Free Journal, the girl was being treated for pneumonia and fever.

On the other hand, Jahanny Amarante said that her seven-month-old daughter started vomiting at home, so she took her to the doctor. He pointed out that it was the first time it had happened, however, the doctor told him that the girl had sickle cell disease and lacked blood.

On Thursday afternoon, some of the parents and relatives lit a candle for the deceased children.

All the parents agreed that they do not want the autopsy to be performed on their children because it is very painful for them at this time and they do not want to relive it, and they also understand that this will not bring the children back.

A native of Puerto Plata and graduated Cum laude from the UASD, in the Social Communication Career, Journalism mention. She is the winner of the Central American and Caribbean Microfinance Journalism Award.

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