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10 infants dead in 2 days in Kota, Rajasthan govt sends team

Dec 27, 2019 18:02 IST

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla who is also the MP of Kota has termed the death of 10 infants in two days in Kota as a matter of concern. Following which the Rajasthan govt has sent a team of doctors to Kota. The comments come after Jay Kay Lon hospital in Rajasthan's Kota reported death of 10 infants in two days. The infants were between one day and one year old and the causes of death vary from severe birth asphyxia to septicaemia and convulsions. The hospital superintendent Dr HL Meena told the Hindustan Times that the deaths are not unusual as most infants are referred to the hospital in terminal condition from private and government health centres, due to which on an average one to three infants die in the hospital every day. The hospital administration has constituted a three-member committee to probe the deaths.

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