The Syndicate of Private Hospitals in Lebanon said in a statement that “a TV station intended to highlight again, on the elderly who have passed away this afternoon after transferring him to Bellevue Medical Center, and after four days from being inoculated.
The syndicate stated that the Ministry of Public Health has conducted an immediate investigation in this issue and referred the case to the Order of Physicians, which will also take a decision in the regard within a short period.
The syndicate affirmed that there isn’t any negligence, neither from the hospital nor from the medical staff or physicians. It stressed the importance of waiting the investigation results to determine the responsibilities, before spoiling the reputation of any physician, nurse, or hospital, especially in such a sensitive situation. The syndicate added that the health sector is fighting severely to overcome this deadly epidemic.
The Syndicate asked media institutions to be objective, and verify information before publishing.