Amidst escalating conflict in Gaza, Shifa Hospital is facing dire conditions with insufficient fuel supplies, putting newborns at risk. Israeli forces at the hospital’s entrance heighten tensions, as the facility struggles to function as a sanctuary for the wounded and displaced, with the death toll feared to rise if the situation does not improve.
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In response to the dire conditions and fuel shortages in Gaza’s Al Shifa Hospital, Israel has offered to evacuate newborn infants to protect them from the escalating tensions. The conflict has caused casualties on both sides and has led to a glimmer of hope for a potential hostage deal, while international support for a peaceful resolution continues to grow.
Al Shifa hospital in Gaza has suspended its services due to a critical fuel shortage, resulting in power outages that have affected crucial departments including the neonatal intensive care units. This has tragically led to the loss of a newborn’s life, highlighting the dire situation in the region’s healthcare infrastructure.