5 days, 7 hospitals: The tragic death of a toddler

5 days, 7 hospitals: The tragic death of a toddler
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On February 2, it was reported how parents of critical one-and-a-half-year old were made to run from pillar-to-post by over seven hospitals through the night for want of beds. Shabhas Ali went out to play the previous evening when a roadside food cart toppled over him, crushing his chest and leading to internal bleeding. The 'golden hour' rule was killed as his father Shaitu was shunted between seven hospitals for want of a bed and inability to pay a hefty deposit. To add to their anguish, Shahbas Ali, who has been unconscious through the night, had to be kept on support of a manual resuscitator with his family physically pumping it for hours till he was finally admitted to Sion hospital on a second try

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Five days after mid-day reported how one-and-half-year old Shahbas Ali was turned away by seven hospitals, the toddler succumbed to accident injuries, on Monday. A recap of the shocking apathy

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