The real crime here is the total ambivalence coming from veterans serving in the Congress. Allowing the VA to operate as it does is a national embarrassment enabled by the likes of John McCain and others who have not lifted a finger to end this nightmare for our veterans. Truly unconscionable.
The Daily Caller: Four employees at the Talihina Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) center have resigned after a patient was found with maggots in his wound shortly before he died.
Talihina director Myles Deering confirmed the maggots didn’t enter the wound after the patient died on Oct. 3, but rather were present while the patient was still alive.
However, Deering stressed that the patient did not die from the maggots themselves.
“He did not succumb as a result of the parasites,” Deering said, Tulsa World reports. “He succumbed as a result of the sepsis.” ...