Baby Receives Milk From HIV Carrier in Israeli Hospital Mix-up

The four-month-old infant is receiving preventative treatment; hospital says 'chances of contracting the virus from a one-time feeding are negligible.’

In a devastating medical mix-up, a four-month-old baby in the Schneider Children’s Medical Center in Petah Tikva was accidentally given a bottle containing the breast milk of an HIV carrier. The incident occurred on Saturday, but the source of the milk was only confirmed as an HIV...