Bihar: Doctors from across the country were up against the action of a journalist, Anjana Om Kashyap whose live broadcast on Bihar’s Acute Encephalitis Syndrome from Shri Krishna Medical College Hospital in Muzaffarpur was seen sharply questioning a doctor on how they are handling the situation.
As the hundreds of children in the state’ hospitals struggle in the grip of suspected Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), the medical practitioners in the government hospitals are indeed making all efforts with the limited resources. The live broadcast, on the other hand appeared to be stopping one doctor, in the midst of his rounds in the ICU to question him how he was going to take the next patient
The doctor, who already seemed overworked, tried his best to handle the situation. The broadcast, soon saw the wrath of medical practitioners and public alike who took to social media platforms to remind her about ICU etiquettes as well as the struggles that doctors in government hospitals everyday have to go through.
The doctors were seen taking to twitter to remind everyone, what conditions under which they work.
Many medicos also invited her to the NIPAH ward in kerala, where suspected patients of NIPAH, a highly contagious disease are ket in isolation, while others condemned her on the report
Doctors also called for the Boycott of the Channel AajTak, to which the journalist is associated with
AES has taken more than 100+ children’s lives in the state.