Dr. Anna Pou

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The Memorial Killings: What Katrina Doctors Did

Report details how staff responded to agonizing situation

(Newser) - In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the staff at one New Orleans hospital faced a torturous dilemma: For critically ill patients who would have to be carried down as many as 8 flights of stairs and back up to the roof of a garage, evacuation seemed impossible. With rumors of... More »

Doc Won't Face Katrina Murder Charge

New Orleans grand jury declines to indict accused physician

(Newser) - A grand jury yesterday refused to indict a doctor accused in the deaths of nine patients who died while trapped in a hospital in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Prosecutors alleged Anna Pou injected patients with lethal amounts of painkillers and sedatives; her lawyer says the Louisiana AG was attempting... More »

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