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  India   All India  15 Jul 2019  Jhansi: Patients' health deteriorate after getting injection, inquiry ordered

Jhansi: Patients' health deteriorate after getting injection, inquiry ordered

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Published : Jul 15, 2019, 1:38 pm IST
Updated : Jul 15, 2019, 1:38 pm IST

Patients claimed that soon after they were given injection by hospital staff, they felt feverish and chilly and began sweating profusely.

Commenting on the incident, Jhansi's Chief Medical Superintendent Dr BK Gupta said that an investigation will be done to ascertain more facts about the development. (Photo: ANI)
 Commenting on the incident, Jhansi's Chief Medical Superintendent Dr BK Gupta said that an investigation will be done to ascertain more facts about the development. (Photo: ANI)

Jhansi: Some patients admitted at the District Hospital here have alleged that they were administered wrong medicine which ended up deteriorating their health conditions.

Patients claimed that soon after they were administered an injection by the hospital staff, they started feeling feverish and chilly and began sweating profusely.

One of the patients alleged, "Health deteriorated soon after. They gave us wrong injections."

Commenting on the incident, Jhansi's Chief Medical Superintendent Dr BK Gupta said that an investigation will be done to ascertain more facts about the development.

"The nurse informed me that patients were administered Rantac injection. They have now been given Paracetamol and Decadron injections. It will be investigated as to what caused this, it will also be checked if the syringes were defective," he said.

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Location: India, Uttar Pradesh, Jhansi