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Time expired materials “contributed to 26 deaths”

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7261.590/a (Published 09 September 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:590
  1. Rohit Sharma
  1. Mumbai

    The use of infected, date expired items in a Delhi hospital contributed to the deaths of at least 26 patients in the 1990s, an expert inquiry team has found.

    Delhi's chief metropolitan magistrate appointed the inquiry team to examine complaints filed in 1998 by a civil rights group, the People's Union of Civil Liberties. The group registered complaints against the Gobind Ballabh Pant Hospital in Delhi, several of the hospital's doctors, and …

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