Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh to four people,who contracted HIV after blood transfusion in a government civil hospital at Mangaldoi,Darrang. Gogoi said that the state government will bear the medical expenses for their treatment. While three persons,including Dr Jiten Sahariya in charge of the blood bank attached to the hospital have been suspended,Gogoi has asked the state advocate general to explore legal options for initiating action against the guilty.
Written by Express News Service | Guwahati | Published:June 18, 2013 3:42 am
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