Probe ordered for medical negligence after 8 unborn babies die

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Bulandshahr, Jul 28 : Eight women lost their unborn babies allegedly after they were given an overdose of oxytocin to induce labour at a health centre at Danpur town here, prompting authorities to initiate an inquiry.

The matter came to light after a victim, Suman, resident of Tulsigarhi village, lodged a complaint with the Chief Medical Officer that a ward boy at the primary health centre allegedly gave her an overdose of oxytocin to induce labour.

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Eight women had lost their unborn babies in the last one week allegedly under similar circumstances.

Chief Medical officer Deepak Ohri said he is taking cognizance of the matter and a concerned additional CMO has been direct to conduct an inquiry into the deaths.


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