Dead Man Administered Saline In Jharsuguda Hosp, Odisha Govt Orders Probe

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Jharsuguda: A day after a video of a dead person being administered saline at Jharsuguda district headquarters hospital (DHH) went viral, Health and Family Welfare Minister Naba Kishore Das on Thursday directed CDMO In-charge Dolamani Patel to probe the incident.

Notably, Khetramani Kisan (30) of Jalibahal village under Laikera block in this district was rushed to the DHH after he consumed pesticides. He succumbed and his family alleged that the hospital staff did not attend to him for nearly an hour.

Nurses later gathered around the dead body and began administrating saline and injection to it. In the video, the brother of the deceased can seen asking the nurses as to why they were doing so.

The CDMO has been asked to submit the report at the earliest.

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