“Ronan Farrow Daily” will launch a special investigative series of special reports on the VA beginning tomorrow at 1 pm ET. Over the next few months “Inside the VA” will delve into various unresolved issues affecting veterans served by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The series is a collaboration between “Ronan Farrow Daily” and the NBC News Investigative Unit. The effort began after allegations surfaced earlier this year that some VA medical facilities had manipulated patient appointment data to conceal backlogs and delays in care, leading to multiple investigations and the departure of top VA officials.
The first report is a follow-up to an NBC News Investigative Unit report from 2009. That report examined how the VA notified more than 10,000 veterans that there was a possibility they could have been infected with viruses during routine colonoscopies – because mistakes in cleaning and configuring equipment may have exposed them to previous patients’ bodily fluids. Read more