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Worms, Fungus in Cough Medicine at Government Hospital in Bhopal

by Julia Samuel on February 16, 2016 at 5:10 PM
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Worms, Fungus in Cough Medicine at Government Hospital in Bhopal

A cough medicine dispensed by a government hospital in Bhopal, India had worms and fungus in it. The health department ordered an enquiry on the complaint.

Chief Medical Officer U.N. Khan said there will be an enquiry into the complaint received against state-run J.P. Hospital here.

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The complainant, O.P. Sharma, told reporters that he took his ill son for treatment to the J.P. Hospital where he received a cough medicine on a doctor's prescription.

While taking the medicine, his son noticed worms in the dose, said Sharma who also saw fungus in the phial.

He said he then made a complaint to the medical officer.

Source: IANS
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