NHRC issues notice over refusal to treat HIV patient

New Delhi: Terming it the worst example of cruelty, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) today issued notice to the Madhya Pradesh government over reports that doctors at a district hospital allegedly refused to treat a woman at an advance stage of pregnancy after they found she was HIV-positive. “Even as the woman delivered twins outside the maternity ward (of the Tikamgarh District Hospital), the hospital staff did not attend to them and as a …

Swine flu has claimed 44 lives in MP

Bhopal: Swine flu has claimed 44 lives in Madhya Pradesh with five patients each succumbing to the deadly H1N1 virus in Bhopal and Indore districts since July 1 this year. So far, 226 positive cases of swine flu have been reported from different districts of Madhya Pradesh, state health services director Dr KL Sahu said. Sahu further said that the H1N1 virus claimed 44 lives in the state so far since July 1 this year …