An Infection, Unnoticed, Turns Unstoppable (Published 2012)
Rory Staunton, 12, went to the emergency room with a sick stomach and fever one day in March; he was sent home, and three days later, he died of septic shock.
Jim Dwyer, who died too young was a wonderful columnist whose knowledge of NYC was unsurpassed. He was also a brilliant investigative reporter. This piece about malpractice in the NYU ER resulting in the death of a child is one I think about over and over