Baby boy left in the trash. "He is healthy and fed"

INEM released this Wednesday an image of the moment when the baby is rescued.

INEM released this Wednesday an image of the moment when the baby is rescued.

The newborn is now admitted in Alfredo da Costa Maternity, but in "clinical terms" he will not need to be hospitalized for more than 48 hours, said the head of the neonatal intensive care unit at Dona Estefânia Hospital.

"He is healthy and fed", but is still hospitalized at Alfredo da Costa Maternity (MAC) the male baby, who was found, on Tuesday in a dustbin in Avenida Infante D. Henrique, in Lisbon.

The newborn's health status update was released Thursday by Daniel Virella, head of the neonatal intensive care unit at Dona Estefânia Hospital in Lisbon. "It has antibiotic protection, which will last for more a day or two until we are sure he is not infected. Apart from all he is fine", said the doctor.

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