Kolkata: 31 infants die at B C Roy hospital in last four days, authorities rule out negligence

InfantsHealth department sources said that terminally-ill infants were brought from private hospital or nursing home to this hospital and "in some cases nothing can be done".

In a shocking case, at least 31 infants have died at the state-run B C Roy hospital in the West Bengal capital in the past four days, official sources said.

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Health department sources said that terminally-ill infants were brought from private hospital or nursing home to this hospital and "in some cases nothing can be done".

They ruled out any negligence on the part of the hospital.

"Everyday 70/80 infants who are terminally ill were addmitted to this hospital. We try our best to provide best treatment. There is no negligence on the part fo the hospital", the sources said.

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