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Central team visits Odisha hospital after spate in infant deaths


Central team visits Odisha hospital after spate in infant deaths

Cuttack, August 30 (ANI): A team of officials from Delhi visited the state-run hospital in Odisha where 46 infants died in the last eight days. The deaths have created furor in the state, forcing the government to order an enquiry against Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Post Graduate Institute of Pediatrics (SVPPGIP), also known as Sishu Bhawan.

The team was led by additional secretary of federal Health Ministry Arun Panda. Moreover, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and senior leaders of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) K.V.

Singhdeo, Bijay Mohapatra and Basant Panda, also accompanied the officials. After reviewing the situation, Pradhan assured the state government of all help from the central government.

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