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Gorakhpur tragedy: 415 died at BRD hospital in August alone

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The horror of deaths of children at the Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College Hospital at Gorakhpur city in Uttar Pradesh continues unabated, with as many as 16 children died, including 1 due to Encephalitis, taking the toll to 415.

Gorakhpur tragedy: 415 deaths at BRD in August alone

Earlier on Wednesday, the principal of BRD College hospital PK Singh said that as many as 415 children died this month, which has recorded 1,256 deaths since January.

Of the August figure, 213 died in the neo-natal ICU and 83 in the encephalitis ward, principal P K Singh said.

There have been 1,256 deaths since January this year at the state-run hospital, especially in the encephalitis, infant and children wards, he said.

The BRD Medical College drew global attention when more than 60 children, including infants, died at the hospital within a span of a week in August.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath had formed a committee on August 12, a day after the death of children were reported at the hospital. The State government has removed Additional Chief Secretary (Medical Health) Anita Bhatnagar Jain, who allegedly disrupted supplies, causing problems at the ICU and the pediatrics ward at the hospital.

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