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Update from Boston Childrens Hospital

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7:30 pm, April 15, 2013

Boston Children’s Hospital received 10 patients injured in the explosion at the Boston Marathon on the afternoon of April 15. Our Trauma Activation Protocol was activated at 4 PM, and we expect it will be deactivated shortly.  All clinical and operational activities will occur as scheduled on Tuesday, April 16, 2013. 

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We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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