A doctor performed an abortion on the wrong woman in South Korea after mixing up two patients.
The victim, from Vietnam, visited a hospital in the Gangseo district, Seoul, where doctors confirmed she was six weeks pregnant on August 7, the Korean Times reports.
She was told she needed a nutritional injection but a nurse reportedly injected her with an anaesthetic instead.
The nurse also allegedly had the wrong patient’s chart which was for another woman who needed an abortion because of a missed miscarriage where the foetus had died but had not miscarried yet. Read more