UPDATE: MAJ shocked at intern's death

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UPDATE: MAJ shocked at intern's death

Thursday, August 13, 2020

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KINGSTON, Jamaica— The Medical Association of Jamaica (MAJ) said this afternoon that it is "shocked and profoundly saddened at the sudden and untimely death" of colleague, Dr Yakeev Morris.

Morris, a medical intern assigned to Annotto Bay Hospital in St Mary, collapsed last evening while transporting a paediatric patient to the children's hospital in Kingston.

"The MAJ extends its condolences to his family, friends and colleagues during this difficult time," the association said.

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