'Let CBI probe, arrest real culprits of Gorakhpur hospital deaths now', says Dr Kafeel after clean chit
Calling it a "man-made tragedy", the doctor said the real culprits were those who failed to make timely payments to oxygen suppliers which resulted in shortage of life-saving gas.
More than 60 children admitted at Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College had lost their lives due to oxygen shortage in 2017.
Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, communicated to Dr Khan that the state government was more than happy to allow persons like him to work with the state in helping the virus hit patients.
It’s one of the most chilling stories from back the of the beyond of eastern Uttar Pradesh, expanding over four decades.
The court has ordered Non-Bailable warrants against seven accused including Dr Kafeel Khan and Dr Satish.
The UP Special Task Force (STF) arrested Dr Rajiv Kumar Mishra, suspended principal of Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College, and his wife Dr Purnima Shukla from Saketnagar locality.
Instead of indulging in the usual blame games, we must learn our lessons from Gorakhpur or else ...
Japanese Encephalitis, AES claimed over 500 deaths across the country till August this year: Government data
According to the data, Assam and Uttar Pradesh reported the maximum number of deaths from the vector-borne diseases.
Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: NHRC issues notice to Uttar Pradesh government over multiple child deaths, seeks report
The National Human Rights Commission on Moday sent notice to the UP government over the deaths of several children at BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur, seeking a report in four weeks.
Adityanath claimed he was kept in the dark about the oxygen shortage during his visit on August 9, just ahead of the crisis that claimed 30 lives in 36 hours.
She also termed as "irresponsible" Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Sidharth Nath Singh's remarks that "many children die" in the month of August every year at the state-run hospital in Gorakhpur.
Accompanied by Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda to the hospital here where over 60 children died in five days, the CM said they are waiting for a report of the probe committee set up by the government
The party said citing reports that the unusually high number of deaths occurred due to neglect and mismanagement, and not due to any disease as is being claimed by the BJP.
The Uttar Pradesh government's medical education department, in a letter to the medical colleges, also directed them to immediately pay all the outstanding dues to the oxygen suppliers (if any).