Hospital Removes Nurses That Called Newborns 'Mini Satans'

An investigation is under way after two medical officers at a US Navy hospital posted images to social media

A naval hospital in Jacksonville, Florida says the actions of a couple of nurses will be handled by "military justice".

Jeanne Casey, the Public Affairs Officer at Naval Hospital Jacksonville, said in a statement: "We are aware of a video/ photo posted online".

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In addition to the photo, a video shows another employee wearing medical scrubs holding a newborn infant by the armpits while rocking the baby to rap music playing in the background. We have identified those involved-two junior enlisted staff.

One of the pictures, which was first posted to Snapchat, shows Allyson Thompson, a corpsman at Naval Hospital Jacksonville, giving a baby the middle finger with the typed caption, "How I now feel about these mini Satans", according to Action News Jacksonville.

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As reported by First Coast News, the social media post gained 100,000 shares and comments.

Shellito wrote a Facebook post where she described her decision to post the images publicly and to demand retribution for the nurses' actions. "We've notified the patient's parents".

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The Naval Hospital Jacksonville posted an apology via Facebook, calling the posts "outrageous". "Let's see if they face charges or if this will be swept under the rug because they're 'young, made a mistake and deeply apologize, '" questioned one.

The nurses behind the incident have since had their Snapchat accounts suspended and the videos removed. The statement comes after some questionable social media posts involving newborns.

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