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Rodents eat up newborn at a government hospital in Guntur, baby dies


Rodents eat up newborn at a government hospital in Guntur, baby dies

Guntur, Aug 27 (ANI): In a shocking case of negligence, a newborn baby died on Wednesday after being devoured by rats at a government-run hospital in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh. The newborn was referred to the Government General Hospital from another hospital in Vijayawada city for treatment of a bladder exstrophy, a condition involving the protrusion of the urinary bladder through a defect in the abdominal wall.The parents and hospital staff were alerted by the cries of the newborn, who had recently been operated upon, on Tuesday (August 25) night.

The baby's parents rushed to the ward to find the baby surrounded by wild rats. The child was bitten by the rodents on his face, arms and chest.

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