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The Night the Oxygen Ran Out in an Indian Hospital - New York Times

GORAKHPUR, India — It was around 6 a.m. last Friday, said Mohamed Jahid — the father of a very sick little girl being treated at a government hospital — when the oxygen stopped. The situation was desperate, but the parents of children in the ...and more »

30 Children Die in Indian Hospital Over 2 Days; Critics Cite Oxygen Shortage - New York Times

NEW DELHI — Thirty children have died at a public hospital in India over the past two days, with government critics blaming a shortage of oxygen after a supplier of liquid oxygen cut off deliveries because of unpaid bills. Government officials were ...and more »

Uttar Pradesh restores hospital oxygen supply as anger mounts over child deaths - Reuters

GORAKHPUR, India (Reuters) - Health authorities on Monday delivered oxygen to a public hospital in Uttar Pradesh where 63 people have died of encephalitis in recent days, nearly half of them children, as it ran out of medical supplies because of unpaid ...and more »

35 Children Die in North Indian Hospital in Three Days -

LUCKNOW, India — Parents of at least 35 children who have died in a hospital in northern India over the past three days say the fatalities were due to the lack of oxygen supply in the children's ward. District Magistrate Rajiv Rautela said Saturday ...and more »

Indian State Suspends Hospital Chief After 60 Children Die -

NEW DELHI — The head of an Indian hospital where dozens of children have died in recent days has been suspended, as officials traded blame over cash shortfalls that led to supplies of medical oxygen being cut. The government of Uttar Pradesh state ...and more »

15%-29% AES fatality rate at BRD Hospital - The Hindu

Deaths of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) patients at Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das Medical College, which serves as the only referral hospital for most people in a region racked by the infection, have been between 15% and 29% of all cases over a span ...and more »

'It's a massacre': At least 30 children die in Indian hospital after oxygen is cut off - Washington Post

NEW DELHI — One by one, the infants and children slipped away Thursday night, their parents watching helplessly as oxygen supplies at the government hospital ran dangerously low. At least 30 children died Thursday and into Friday at a hospital in the ...and more »

'We saw children dying around us': Shock, sadness after dozens die in Indian hospital - Washington Post

NEW DELHI — State officials in India have suspended the director of a hospital where an estimated 60 children have died in the past week, including several young patients who died as oxygen supplies ran out Thursday after a billing dispute with a ...and more »

'It's A Massacre': 60 Children Die At India Hospital In 5 Days Due To Reported Lack Of Oxygen Over Unpaid Bill - The Inquisitr

Complete and total desperation has arrived in the Gorakhpur district in India as at least 60 children have died in a hospital in the last five days with many stating it is due to lack of oxygen. The government facility that the children were in is ...and more »

Gorakhpur: Probe report says children died from oxygen shortage, after state insisted they did not -

The district administration's inquiry held two doctors, several other staff members, and the oxygen supplier Pushpa Sales responsible. by Scroll Staff. Published Aug 17, 2017 · 12:37 pm. Gorakhpur: Probe report says children died from oxygen shortage ...and more »