Dengue Outbreak:Toll Rises To 11- Discussing Government’s Proposed Actions & The Ground Situation

Dengue crisis continued to rattle Delhi with a six year-old boy and a woman succumbing to the vector borne disease, raising the toll to 11 even as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said his government was mulling bringing a law to enable temporary takeover of private hospitals during emergencies. Aman Sharma, a child from Srinivaspuri area of South Delhi died of dengue and his parents alleged that three private hospitals — Max Saket, Moolchand and Batra — refused to admit him citing unavailability of beds. He died on Sunday at Holy Family hospital in Okhla. Last week, seven-year-old Avinash Rout had died of dengue after being denied admission by five hospitals which drove his parents to suicide, triggering widespread outrage. Read Here

Dengue crisis continued to rattle Delhi with a six year-old boy and a woman succumbing to the vector borne disease, raising the toll to 11 even as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said his government was mulling bringing a law to enable temporary takeover of private hospitals during emergencies. Aman Sharma, a child from Srinivaspuri area of South Delhi died of dengue and his parents alleged that three private hospitals — Max Saket, Moolchand and Batra — refused to admit him citing unavailability of beds. He died on Sunday at Holy Family hospital in Okhla. Last week, seven-year-old Avinash Rout had died of dengue after being denied admission by five hospitals which drove his parents to suicide, triggering widespread outrage. Read Here