Prayagraj Hospital gets demolition notice after it served mosambi juice as IV drip to dengue patient
A demolition order has been issued for the Prayagraj Hospital, which administered mosambi juice through IV drip to a dengue patient.
- Prayagraj Hospital: A demolition order has been issued for the Prayagraj Hospital, which administered mosambi juice through IV drip to a dengue patient. The decision was taken by Prayagraj Development Authority which has issued the hospital was given notice to leave the structure by October 28.
The hospital come to limelight, after it was alleged that the hospital gave fruit juice to a dengue patient who was meant to get blood platelets. As per the civic body the hospital building is “illegally constructed”, which is likely to be bulldozed.
Deputy Chief Minister Brajesh Pathak said in a tweet, “Taking cognizance of the viral video of Jhalwa-based Global Hospital offering ‘Mausambi’ juice to a dengue patient in place of platelets in the district Prayagraj, the hospital has been immediately sealed and the platelets packet has been sent for testing. If found guilty, strict action will be taken against the hospital,”
After “certain abnormalities” were discovered in the investigation by Additional Chief Medical Officer, Dr. AK Tiwari, the administration had closed the institution. After the patient passed away, the chief medical officer (CMO) demanded an investigation. Some abnormalities were discovered during the probe. According to news agency ANI, the CMO had stated that the facility had been cordoned off while the investigation was ongoing.
However, hospital administrators disputed liability, claiming that the staff members transfused blood platelets from SRN Blood Bank. The patient received a transfusion of the platelets that the patient’s caregivers brought. The SRN Blood Bank owned it. The hospital’s owner stated that it is not the hospital’s obligation.