ZA: Cancer patients at risk as thieves steal computers with their medical records (updated)

Lives of thousands of cancer patients are at risk following the looting of computers that store vital data for them at the Cancer Diseases Hospital, a heist that has shocked medical personnel.

The specialised hospital is located within the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) premises in Lusaka.

Medical personnel have described the theft as a ‘death sentence’ on the patients and have passionately appealed to the thieves to bring back the equipment, which included data storage computers.

Read more on LusakaTimes.

Update:  Good news: most of the equipment has been recovered, but damage may still delay some services for some patients.

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