After a child brought used needles to school and pricked three students, the school informed parents. The parents were concerned for their children’s health. The needles were picked up from the ground, which made parents question the protocol of Harlem Hospital. The children were tested for HIV and Hepatitis, both which can be transmitted through needles. However, parents do not seem to be concerned with how their children acted in this situation. Who, if anyone, should be responsible for this misuse of dirty needles?
Story and video: http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news/local&id=7451704
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