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Dozens dead in fire at Russian psychiatric hospital

Emergency authorities had recently sought to have the run-down building condemned as unfit for use.

Los Angeles launches probe of alleged 'patient dumping' by Nevada

By Ronnie Cohen SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Nevada health officials acknowledged on Thursday that a state-run hospital improperly bused 10 newly discharged psychiatric patients out of the state with deficient plans for their care, while Los Angeles launched a criminal probe into the alleged "patient dumping."

Nev. governor: People who violated psych hospital policies fired amid alleged patient dumping

CARSON CITY, Nev. - Two staff members who violated discharge policies at a Las Vegas psychiatric hospital were fired Monday and three others are being disciplined following an investigation into busing patients to other states. The Department of Health and Human Services late Monday said another four people no longer work at Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital.

Fire at Russia psychiatric hospital kills 38

Thirty-eight people, mostly psychiatric patients, were killed Friday in a fire that ravaged a hospital in the Moscow region, with the victims engulfed by flames as they slept behind barred windows. The deadly night-time blaze raised new questions about security standards at Russia's medical institutions, in particular at psychiatric hospitals, after a string of fires in the last years.

Fire at Russia psychiatric hospital kills 38

Thirty-eight people, mostly psychiatric patients, were killed Friday in a fire that ravaged a hospital in the Moscow region, with the victims engulfed by flames as they slept behind barred windows. The deadly nighttime blaze raised new questions about security standards at Russia's medical institutions, in particular psychiatric hospitals, after a string of fires in the last years.
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