UP: ‘mosambi’ juice transfused to a dengue patient, dies

ByVoiceup Media

Oct 21, 2022

In a shocking incident, a private hospital in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj came under fire after a family of a deceased dengue patient has alleged that the hospital transfused fruit juice into the patient instead of platelets.

The incident came to light after a video of the alleged incident went viral on social media, the district administration swung into action and the hospital was sealed on Thursday on the direction of Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Brajesh Pathak.

The patient, Pradeep Pandey, was shifted to another hospital, where he died after his condition deteriorated, officials said. However, no FIR has been registered at the local police station.

The owner of the private hospital claimed that the platelets were brought from a different medical facility and the patient had a reaction after three units were transfused.

In a tweet, Deputy CM Pathak said, “Taking cognisance of the viral video at the hospital where a dengue patient was transfused with sweet lemon juice instead of platelets, on my directive the hospital was sealed and the platelet packets have been sent for testing.”

“If found guilty, strict action will be taken against the hospital,” he said.


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