Investigation under way after baby dies

The neonatal intensive care unit that handles some of the sickest, most fragile babies in Toronto remains closed today after a baby died of serratia — a bacteria that normally doesn’t kill adults or healthy children but can be deadly if contracted by premature infants.

Mount Sinai Hospital officials said the two-week old baby, who weighed between 500 and 1,500 grams, died last weekend. They won’t release the name or sex of the infant for privacy reasons. Read More….


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