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Tension grips Keonjhar DHH as 2 die due to negligence

17/09/2019 at 9:52 AM

Bhubaneswar: Tension prevailed in the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH), Keonjhar following death of two persons under treatment early this morning.

Alleging that they died due to medical negligence, family members and relatives of the deceased sat on dharnas demanding action against erring doctors and nurses.

According to reports, one Jatri Patra (16) of Nuagagon village under Karanjia area had been admitted to the Hospital last evening after being bitten by a snake. Family members said doctors injected a saline only and didn’t give any medicine or injection to Jatri during the night. A few minutes after a doctor administered an injection this morning, Jatri died.

In the second incident, one Kshirodini Patra with high blood pressure had reached the hospital at 10 pm last night. Khirodini, a resident of Naranpur in the district, died as she was not attended by doctors till morning, complained her family members.

They all alleged that both Jatri and Khirodini died due to negligence of doctors only.   

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