Five more infants die in Malda hospital

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014 - 12:39

Malda: Five more babies have died in the Malda Medical College and Hospital since yesterday, taking the toll in the crib deaths at the facility to 12 in two days.

Hospital sources today said the five under-weight infants were aged between 0-30 days and suffering from malnutrition and respiratory problem.

While three of them were born in the hospital, two were referral cases, the sources said.

The government hospital had been in the news for the death of 23 infants due to an unspecified illness in June.

PTI

First Published: Sunday, July 13, 2014 - 12:39

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