Arts & Culture 
 Business 
 Environment 
 Government 
 Health 
 Human Rights 
 Military 
 Philosophy 
 Science 
 U.S. Asian Policy 


Home > South Asia > 

Hospital cleared over baby deaths
AFAR
9/4/2002 8:23:00 AM

 Related Articles
Acts Upon a Stage (Part 4)
China and India to Conduct First-Ever Joint Army Exercises
China's Climate Change Strategy
Resources, Security, and Influence: The Role of the Military in China’s Africa Strategy
Tibetan Aid Project Preserves Ancient Teachings
Stories from Buddhism: Kang Seng Hui
China as a Cow for the West
Chinese Internet Fees Higher Than Developed Countries
China and Zambia:
Sino-Turkish Relations Beyond the Silk Road
 
CALCUTTA, India -- 20 babies have died in the last 4 days in a state-run hospital in Calcutta.

According to a report given to the state's health minister, none of the deaths at the BC Roy hospital were due to the spread of infection.

Charges that the deaths were due to a lack of oxygen supplies in the hospital were strongly denied; the hospital stated that it has sufficient reserves for its nearly 600 children, and added that the deaths reflect normal mortality rates.

Tight security arrangements have been made around the complex to prevent any possible violence.

© Copyright 2002-2007 AFAR