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West Bengal: 10 newborns dead within 24 hours at Murshidabad hospital

Several children have died at a government hospital in West Bengal's Murshidabad. A senior doctor has recommended a probe into the matter.

Shashwat Bhandari Edited By: Shashwat Bhandari @ShashBhandari New Delhi Updated on: December 08, 2023 14:35 IST
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West Bengal: At least 10 children have died at Medical College and Hospital in West Bengal's Murshidabad after they were shifted from Jangipur Subdivision hospital.

Speaking on the matter, Professor Amit Dan of the Medical College and Hospital said, "PWD's work is going on at the Jangipur Subdivision Hospital. So, patients from there were shifted here. Hence, the number of patients increased here...All the children who were brought here were already underweight. They died. It was difficult to save them as it already took 5-6 hours to bring them to this hospital. We are constituting a team to probe this..."

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