Kabir Bhatia

Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, July 3:

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MetroHealth announced the opening and construction of facilities all over Northeast Ohio at its annual meeting Thursday.  

Throughout his speech, MetroHealth CEO Dr. Akram Boutros clarified the hospital system’s mission.

“Together, we’re addressing more than a health issue. We’re addressing a community issue and a social justice issue,” Boutros said.

That means projects devoted to reducing the rate of infant mortality and a plan to rebuild MetroHealth’s McCafferty Health Center for the LGBT community.

Northeast Ohio Prepares for Zika

Feb 15, 2016
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Though the risk of contracting the mosquito-borne Zika virus isn’t high in Northeast Ohio, area hospitals are preparing to detect and treat the disease.