The USNS Comfort has arrived in Haiti. Immediately, the hospital vessel started receiving it's first of thousand expected casualties.
The first patient to be brought onboard the USNS Comfort was a 20-year old man with a breathing tube to help keep him alive. He also has a fractured skull with a serious head injury. The second patient was a 6-year-old boy. 9NEWS NOW reporter, Scott Broom, reports the child could be seen tenderly touching the hand of one of the Bethesda based pediatricians as she put a stethoscope to his chest.
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