Boy swallows needle By The Nation For 30 hours, the suspense was excruciating after a seven-month-old boy accidentally swallowed a needle when a nurse was about to give him an injection. The one-inch-long needle slipped into the wideopen mouth of Naruebet Boonmark when he wriggled to avoid the jab for a urinarytract infection. After the long wait, the baby passed the needle without any perforations or lodgement at Nakhon Si Thammarat Hospital yesterday. "But we will keep him under close med