11 NEW­BORNS DIE DUE TO BAC­TE­RIAL IN­FEC­TION

Business Bhutan - - Nation -

The Neona­tal In­ten­sive Care Unit of the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck Na­tional Re­fer­ral Hos­pi­tal (JDWNRH) recorded the death of 11 new­borns since the out­break of bac­te­rial in­fec­tion.

The in­fec­tion was re­ported on July 22. About 11 ba­bies, mostly preterm died of Kleb­siella pneu­mo­nia at the NICU and the last case was re­ported on Au­gust 9.

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