Two infants Saturday died at a government hospital here allegedly after they were administered BCG vaccine, prompting the state government to issue a clarification.
Nine newborn babies have died at the state-run Malda Medical College and Hospital in the past two days.
Acrimonious scenes were witnessed in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday with DMK members blaming AIADMK supremo J Jayalalitha over the death of infants in Dharmapuri district hospital.
Four infants died at the government hospital in Dharmapuri, raising the death toll in the last four days to nine.
Thirteen newborns have died at the state-run Malda Medical College and Hospital since Tuesday.
Amidst concerns about the ill-health and malnutrition among tribal children, one more infant died in Attappady area here taking the toll to 16, health officials said today.
Crib deaths at West Bengal's Malda Medical College and Hospital continues unabated with three more babies dying since Friday to take the toll to 18.
Amidst concerns about the ill-health and malnutrition among tribal children, two more infants died in Attappady area here, health officials said on Monday.
Fourteen infants have died in Burdwan Medical College and Hospital here in the past 24 hours.
The government on Thursday launched the Indian Newborn Action Plan (INAP) to reduce infant mortality rate in the country.
With six more infants dying in the Malda Medical College and Hospital here, the number of crib deaths went up to 21 in past five days, officials said today.
With two more infants dying in the Malda Medical College and Hospital on Tuesday, the number of crib deats has gone up to 15 in the past four days, hospital officials said.
At least eight new-born babies have died since Friday at a government hospital in West Bengal`s Purulia district, an official said Sunday.
Researchers have claimed that babies dying from Sudden infant death syndrome ( SIDS) have brain stem abnormalities regardless of whether they were exposed to risks like suffocation or co-sleeping.
Crib deaths are back to haunt West Bengal with more than two dozen infants dying in two different government-run hospitals in the state in the past few days.
Reports claimed on Saturday that at least 32 infants have died at the BC Roy Hospital in Kolkata over the past four days.
Crib deaths are back to haunt West Bengal hospitals with at least eight infants dying at the Malda Medical College Hospital (MMCH) in Malda district since Wednesday.
Prosecutors in northern Poland on Wednesday were questioning a woman suspected of killing her three newborn boys whose bodies were found in the family`s freezer.
Omar Abdullah said the report on high infant mortality will be sent to the State Vigilance Organisation and State Accountability Commission.
Dozens of people on Thursday staged a demonstration outside a pediatrics hospital here where 350 newborn babies have died in the past five months.
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