Claims of negligence after 60 children die in India hospital

14 August, 2017, 00:12 | Author: Essie Rivera
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"A final picture will be clear after a report on it comes." and he then he dismissed the report saying that shortage of oxygen killed the children. Raids have been conducted at the Lucknow-based firm, which stopped supply of oxygen to the hospital as previous bills were not paid. The issue of settlement of the pending money is what costed the lives of little ones.

The Chief Minister earlier said the role of the oxygen vendor will be probed. "It was the careless behaviour of Principal towards his duty", Chief Minister Adityanath said, while addressing the media.

The opposition parties, however, continued their attack on Adityanath.

- PMO India (@PMOIndia) August 12, 2017MoS Health Anupriya Patel & the Union Health Secretary will take stock of the situation from Gorakhpur. After inaugurating a 10-bed Intensive Care Unit and a six-bed Critical Care Unit, he had visited a ward meant for children with Acute Encephalitis Syndrome.

The deaths of over 30 children in the past two days at a Gorakhpur hospital prompted Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday to dispatch two cabinet ministers to the town with instructions to "spare none for the tragedy". He said he had ascertained from the doctors that the deaths had not occurred from a lack of oxygen.

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Following this reports, the Uttar Pradesh Government jumped in defence of the medical college, while also assuring that the District Magistrate has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the incident and the report will be out in 24 hours.

Stating that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is deeply concerned and has offered complete support, Adityanath said that nobody can be more sensitive than him in the regard. There is, however, confusion over the reason for the large number of deaths with initial reports suggesting that the children had died because of shortage of liquid oxygen and the state government denying such reports. "If anyone is found guilty, he will be held accountable".

The Congress also noted that it is easy to frame the authorities of the college but pointed out that why is the Health Minister Siddharth Nath Singh being spared.

The state government had yesterday suspended the BRD college principal "owing to laxity".

The government today admitted that oxygen supply was briefly disrupted on Thursday night, even as it maintained that none of the deaths reported at Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College in past five days was caused due to shortage of liquid oxygen.

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