The Jahi McMath Tragedy: What You Need to Know

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  • The Fight for Life Support
  • Why Won’t Her Family Take Her Off Life Support?
  • Why Won’t the Hospital Help?
  • What Is a Tonsillectomy?
  • What’s Sleep Apnea?
  • Complications to Tonsillectomies
  • Update: McMath Leaves Oakland Hospital
  • Jahi Gets Help "She Should Have Gotten 28 Days Ago"
  • Understanding Her Plight
  • The Details Are Not Clear

Why Won’t the Hospital Help?

Hospital officials have diagnosed Jahi as brain dead and believe that she will never recover. The hospital has gone back and forth with the family and court stating that they couldn’t perform any more new surgeries on Jahi because it goes against hospital protocol. 

(Photo: AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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