60 children died in a public hospital in India due to sudden interruption of oxygen supply?
Profile picture: 杭州桑拿网 On August 12, children were treated at Barbara Gavdas Hospital in Gorakhpur, India.
Xinhua News Agency issued Indian officials on the 12th to confirm that in the past five days, at least 60 child patients had died in a public hospital in northern India.
The incident caused an uproar, and children’s rights activists have called for accountability.
Local media said the tragedy was due to a shortage of oxygen at the hospital.
However, the Indian government has not confirmed this claim and is investigating the cause of the incident.
[Tragedy]Indian media reported on the 12th that the incident was named Barbara Gavdas Hospital and is the largest public hospital in Gorakhpur County, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adidiat’s office issued a statement on the 12th that from 7 to 11 at least 60 patients died in the hospital, all in the pediatric ward.
Among them, 23 children died on the 10th.
According to local medical department officials, the children who died ranged from newborns to 12-year-olds, and some of them suffered from encephalitis, which was more serious when they were admitted to the hospital.
AFP reported that the incident was one of the poorest areas in India and that children are more likely to die from encephalitis.
Local media quoted people familiar with the matter as saying that the hospital owed Rs 6.8 million (70.70 million) to a company.
60,000 yuan) bill, so that the latter cut off the medical oxygen supply.
Affected by this, 30 hospitalized children died from 10 to 11.
However, the Indian government has not confirmed this claim of the media.
Adi Tianat ordered a thorough investigation of the matter, and preliminary investigation results are expected to be obtained on the 12th or 13th.
[Shocked]According to the Hindustan Times, after the hospital ‘s liquid oxygen supply was disrupted, the scene was quite chaotic. Even if 90 large oxygen cylinders were put into emergency use, by 1 am on the 11th, the oxygen supply was still interrupted .In panic, running around for help, with the help of medical staff, he tried to restore oxygen to the child with a manual manual breathing bag.
Adityat’s office acknowledged on the 12th that the liquid oxygen supply in the pediatric ward of this 深圳SPA会所 hospital was once low, and 52 spare oxygen cylinders were immediately opened.
Gorakhpur County official Anil Kumar said that more oxygen cylinders are expected to arrive at the hospital from the night of the 12th to the 13th.
This tragedy has received widespread attention.
The well-known Indian children’s rights activist Kailash Satyardi and others expressed their indignation and called for thorough investigation to prevent similar tragedies in the future.
Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Siddhar Singh said in an interview that if the investigation reveals someone’s misconduct, it will be dealt with seriously.
(Yang Shuyi) (Xinhua News Agency) Original title: Suddenly cut off oxygen?
60 children die in a hospital in India