Child death

One more child dies in NBMCH

NBMCH authorities said a total of eight children suffering from fever and acute respiratory infections (ARI) have died there since 1 September. Sources said five children suffering from sepsis, preterm, low birth weight and other diseases died in the last 24 hours.

One more child dies in Malda

Amid the concerns and the talk of the anticipated third wave of Covid-19 hitting the region soon and amid claims that the same would affect children the most, doctors and state officials have said that the virus stalking these children was mostly the common respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) or other common viruses.