Healing Medicine’s Ancient Affliction

During the pandemic, heightened safety precautions are needed more than ever

By Seth Freeman

On Thursday, September 17, in the midst of a global pandemic, the World Health Organization will observe International Patient Safety Day with presentations by President Bill Clinton along with other prominent political leaders, medical professionals and entertainment celebrities. The event recognizes a major problem in health care, presently exacerbated by the coronavirus epidemic. It has been a long time coming.