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Medical apathy leaves pregnant Karnataka woman struggling

The family claimed there were no doctors present in the hospital when the woman was brought there at around 7.30 this morning.

Published: 18th October 2017 03:18 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th October 2017 03:18 PM   |  A+A-

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By IANS

MANDYA: A 22-year-old pregnant woman struggled for an hour at a government hospital in Karnataka’s Mandya district on Wednesday.

The family claimed there were no doctors present in the hospital when the woman was brought there at around 7.30 this morning. They added that even primary health centres in the district were closed.

After hours of labour, the local media contacted the Malavalli Taluk Hospital and arranged for an ambulance.
 
The woman delivered a baby boy later in the day.

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