Yesterday morning at the Isidro Ayora Hospital (in Loja- Ecuador) everything was being prepared for the visit of the health minister, David Chiriboga. Therefore the cleaning staff, doctors, and nurses were working cleaning the nursing home.
The minister’s arrival occurred at around 14:50 and immediately a closed-door meeting began with the Hospital’s Director, Daniel Astudillo, the provincial Director of Depart, Margarita Sotomayor, and other authorities.
In his statements to the media, the minister confirmed that the death of the last five babies in that nursing home was due to Enterobacter Aerogenes in the soap.
Without revealing figures, Chiriboga confirmed that the Hospital will receive the necessary budget to improve their facilities, especially the areas of Neonatology, Emergency and Surgery. For that reason, he declared the Hospital in emergency state.
Source: El Comercio Newspaper.