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US federal inmate, 30, who gave birth while on ventilator, dies of COVID-19

US federal inmate, 30, who gave birth while on ventilator, dies of COVID-19

The U.S. Bureau of Prisons (BOP) said, a 30-year-old woman serving a 26 month sentence for being involved in a drug-related crime, died of COVID-19 on Tuesday weeks after giving birth to her child while she was on a ventilator. At least 30 federal inmates have died since March due to COVID-19 and 1,313 inmates have tested positive, according to the BOP.

Dave 4 months

Would feel bad, but I feel worse for people who managed to not break the law and died of the virus.

IIzard 4 months

In other news, 1300 positive inmates have not died.

Robert_Clearwater 4 months

Might have some sympathy for her if she hadn't been a meth dealer.

ConcealCarryProtect 4 months

Loving the "no sympathy because drug" comments. Yeah okay. Real cute guys. Y'all some true blue law abiding suburbians.

Daniel McEwen
Daniel McEwen 4 months

What happened to the baby? I'm not about to read all of those articles but the one I did read didn't mention it. Did it leave or was it like all the other exposed babies who had no I'll effects?

O.T.Q.D 4 months

It's almost like giving birth is a severe medical incident that puts you at risk of death and illness....woah.

Paris Cloud
Paris Cloud 4 months

The ventilator probably killed her more than the virus did. It's a lack of oxygen in the blood problem, not a lack of air in the lungs. It's two different issues even if it seems similar on the surface. And giving birth probably didn't help any.

Fin 4 months

A kid lost their mom... Try to be decent for a moment

Howdy 4 months

oh sure she died of covid-19. I can totally believe them. Especially since they said people who died of clear alternate causes will be added to covid-19 death total.

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