Datia, Aug 28: In a shocking incident, a person died while 25 others are in a critical condition after a single syringe was used for all the patients at a district hospital in Datia district of Madhya Pradesh.
Speaking to media, Civil Surgeon of the hospital, Dr PK Sharma said that the mishap occurred due to the negligence of the nurses.
#MadhyaPradesh: 1 dead, 25 patients critical at District Hospital in Datia allegedly after wrong injections were used, y'day. Police say, "received a complaint that wrong injections were given to patients because of negligence of nurses. Report of medical board awaited. Probe on" pic.twitter.com/4mFrzWIivB
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“A single syringe was used for all the patients. The incident took place because of the negligence of the nurses as they were using normal water instead of distilled water,” he added.
Police have initiated a probe into the matter.
“We received a complaint that wrong injections were given to patients because of the negligence of nurses. Reports of medical board are awaited and a probe is on in this matter,” the police told media.