Substandard Medicine Kills 144 Children During Last 45 Days


144 children died due to the use of substandard medicine in the Bahawalnagar District Head Quarter Hospital. Families of the dead children have staged a protest against the responsible people and want strict action against them. Sources confirmed that Executive District Officer (EDO) Health manipulated the reports of the death tolls given to the Punjab Government. The report given to the Punjab Government confirms deaths of only 56 children.

Two-member committee is tasked to take the notice of the incident. Samples of the medicine were collected from the hospital for investigation. DIG special branch is also ordered by the provincial government to investigate this incident.

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