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60 children die in 5 days at Gorakhpur hospital

At least 60 children have lost their lives due to encephalitis in a span of past five days at the hospital of Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das Medical College.

Encephalitis is a sudden onset inflammation of the brain. Seven children reportedly died on Friday. The negligence has raised a question over the prevailing infrastructure in the State-run hospitals in Uttar Pradesh.


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Printable version | Jul 29, 2021 3:33:23 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/60-children-die-in-5-days-at-gorakhpur-hospital/article19479578.ece

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