On March 20, The Daily Iowan ran a front page story regarding meth-lab burn patient statistics at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. With the story, the DI published seven photographs. The combination of the photographs and the story may have given the impression that those seven people had been treated at the UIHC burn unit. The DI, in fact, had no information that those individuals had been patients at the UIHC. Hospital staff provided no photographs or patient information for the story. The photographs were obtained from the Johnson County Jail and were of individuals arrested for some methamphetamine charges in Johnson County in 2011. The DI regrets the errors.
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