Mower County mom says she will give son his HIV meds

Posted on April 3rd, 2013 by Logan Lafferty

Lindsey Nagel, mother of Rico Martinez Nagel, testified in a child protection hearing in Mower County that as long as the drugs are part of a treatment plan spelled out by Mayo Clinic physicians, she will administer them to her son, who inherited the infection at birth from his mother…As for the Jan. 16 nutritional appointment with Mayo doctors that Nagel and Martinez missed, both testified that they called the clinic to cancel the appointment and reschedule.

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Star Tribune by Richard Meryhew

Tags: child protection, HIV, Lindsey Nagel, Mayo Clinic Rochester, medication, Mower County, Pediatrics, Star Tribune

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