With more than 30 dengue cases reported in Bihar till Friday, the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) here has set up a separate ward for dengue patients and the state government has sounded an alert, officials said.
Patna: After a crackdown against four senior officials for the Dussehra day stampede in Bihar that claimed 33 lives in Patna, it's now the turn of eight doctors to face the music for neglecting their duties, an official said Tuesday.
Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi was left fuming during a surprise visit this evening to Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) to meet the Dussehra stampede victims as he found doctors unavailable in the Emergency Ward and the place wearing a filthy look.
The Bihar Human Rights Commission (BHRC) Wednesday sought a report from the state health department after an HIV-positive woman died in a government hospital here for want of proper treatment, officials said.
Panic gripped the Patna Medical College and Hospital here Friday when a leakage was detected in an oxygen gas cylinder in the children`s ward, police said. The hospital has under treatment 25 school children who suffered food poisoning after eating mid-day meal in Saran district.