Nitish orders probe into injection deaths
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar ordered a probe into the death of two snakebite patients who were administered anti rabies injection in Gopalganj district.
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
today ordered a probe into the death of two snakebite patients
who were administered anti rabies injection by a public health
centre (PHC) in Gopalganj district, official sources said.
The two, including a woman were residents of
Chandparna village, had died a couple of days ago at the PHC.
Kumar asked principal secretary (health) Amarjeet
Sinha to investigate under what circumstances that the two,
including a woman, died after the injection.
He instructed that the guilty should be identified for
taking appropriate action.
Ruling JD(U) legislator Manjeet Kumar Singh, who
visited Chandparna village yesterday to meet the bereaved
families, had drawn Kumar`s attention to the deaths and
medical negligence at the PHC.