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Relatives blame hospitals for death of young boy denied dengue treatment in Delhi


Relatives blame hospitals for death of young boy denied dengue treatment in Delhi

Kendrapara, Sep 14 (ANI): The relatives of a boy, who died of dengue last week in New Delhi held the hospitals responsible for the death. A seven-year-old boy died on September 08 after hospitals refused treatment to him due to shortage of beds.

The boy's parents had first rushed him to premier Max Saket hospital which said that no bed was available and therefore refused treatment. They then rushed to Moolchand Medcity hospital, which also cited the same problem.

Finally, the boy was admitted to Batra Hospital, but by then his condition had worsened. He breathed his last that night.

The boy's relatives - grandparents, uncles and an aunt - who live in Gopinathpur village in Kendrapara district of Odisha, blamed the doctors and hospital administration for the carelessness. Soon after cremating their son, the boy's parents committed suicide as they leapt to death from the terrace of a school.

Meanwhile, a village resident and a social worker Rashmiranjan demanded tough action against the

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