Children's Hospital en New Orleans Children's Hospital Says Fungus Did Not Cause Any Deaths <p>Doctors and officials at New Orleans Children’s Hospital held a press conference Thursday afternoon to address questions related to the deaths of five children who died after contracting a deadly fungus transferred to them through contaminated linens.</p><p><br />The Medical Director for Children's Hospital, Dr. John Heaton, acknowledged that a fungal outbreak was detected at the hospital in 2008 and 2009, and he said “an alarm went off” when lesions were detected on at least two of the young patients who later died.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:19:46 +0000 Janaya Williams 58783 at Community Impact Series: Children’s Hospital/Greater New Orleans Immunization Network <p><em>To tackle perilously-low rates of immunizations, a local initiative is bringing free vaccinations directly to neighborhoods and schools.</em></p><p> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 14:21:00 +0000 Ian McNulty 23293 at Retired hoopsters to raise money for Children's Hospital <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Moses Malone, Spencer Haywood, Cazzie Russell and Mark Eaton are among retired professional basketball stars offering their company in an Aug. 17 fishing tournament to benefit Children&#39;s Hospital of New Orleans.</p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 16:35:44 +0000 The Associated Press 15847 at