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Health Scare: Nurses Claimed Staffing Shortage Well Prior to Hospital Calamities

Every day at San Francisco General Hospital you will see something that cannot be unseen. The unthinkable is quotidian here; San Francisco General is Dante’s Inferno meets Fellini Satyricon, only with bloody scrubs instead of robes.

And yet, in the past few months, two events transcended the hospital’s daily madness and shocked the general public. On Valentine’s Day, a 93-year-old named Mary Perez was attacked and beaten by a mentally unstable fellow patient.