It’s one of the most chilling stories from back the of the beyond of eastern Uttar Pradesh, expanding over four decades.
It was found that almost five children are kept in one bed, and fewer warmers were provided at the hospital.
Another Gorakhpur tragedy? Seven children die of encephalitis in last 48 hours in BRD Medical College
Seven children have died due to encephalitis in the last 48 hours in the infamous BRD Medical College in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur.
One more child died in Baba Raghav Das Medical College hospital here today, apparently due to encephalitis, raising to 72 the number of deaths in the hospital since August 7.
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.
A Congress delegation comprising senior leaders on Saturday visited the tragedy-struck Baba Raghav Das Medical College's hospital.
30 including 25 kids die amid 48-hour power outage at medical college in Yogi Adityanath's constituency Gorakhpur
District magistrate Rajeev Rautela said that 30 deaths were reported in the past 48 hours but categorically denied that the deaths were due to a shortage of oxygen supply.