Max under scanner as second twin dies, government assures action

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The baby was admitted to a private nursing home in Pitampura where he was put on a ventilator and the doctors said that the due to the premature birth, his condition was serious and that his chances of survival slim.

Dr. Sandeep Gupta, who was treating the baby at the Delhi New Born Center said "we knew from the beginning that he may not survive but we were trying our best".

The body was taken to Safdarjung Hospital for post-mortem.

CCI also found the hospital and BD Ltd prima facie guilty of selling syringes from the hospital's pharmacy at double the MRP.

Also the Minister's respond to the allegation by the father that no one from the Delhi Government approached the family to help by saying that there are certain legalities involved but we responded immediately and took action.

His mother had given birth to twins but the girl was declared stillborn.

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Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain on Wednesday assured of action against the hospital and doctors after receiving the final report of a panel constituted by the Health Department to probe the alleged medical negligence by Max Hospital.

The Delhi police said on Wednesday that it had transferred the case to its crime unit. We only know that an FIR has been registered in the case. "Once we get the final report, we will take the strictest possible action under the law", he said. It is a matter of two or three days. "Yesterday, the doctors told us he was critical and around 12:30 pm today, they told us he was no more", the infant's uncle Deepak said.

A baby boy mistakenly declared dead by an Indian hospital last week, passed away on Wednesday morning. And, to shift a newborn in such a condition is a very hard task.

"We just learnt of the sad demise of the 23-week preterm baby, who was on ventilator support", Max Hospital said according to PTI.

Max Healthcare, which runs a chain of hospitals including the one in Shalimarbag, expressed condolences to the parents.

The news of the death comes a day after the Delhi government probe team, in it's preliminary findings, found "the hospital guilty of not having followed prescribed medical norms". "We wish them strength".

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