"There is a need to launch a massive drive for the eradication of the killer disease", he stressed, and said the state government had taken measures, including launching a vaccination drive before monsoon, setting up ICUs in district hospitals and upgrading facilities in health centres.
The Chief Minister earlier said the role of the oxygen vendor will be probed. The following day the dejected incident took place. "The welfare of the people will be seen at any cost", he said.
"We are confident that none of the lives were lost because of this episode", a senior government health official in Gorakhpurtold AFP on Sunday on condition of anonymity.
Adityanath got emotional during the meet as he recounted how he fought a war with Japanese Encephalitis since 90s.
Briefing reporters upon his return from Gorakhpur, Azad demanded immediate dismissal of Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Siddharth Nath Singh and an inquiry by a sitting Supreme Court judge into the tragedy. Seven childrendied reportedly today only, according to news agency ANI.
Just a few administrative and medical negligence and it cost 30 children their lives in just 48 hours.
District magistrate Rajeev Rautela said in press conference, "We have been told that BRD witnessed disturbance in liquidoxygen supply since last night as firm withdrew supply owing to non-payment", he said.
One uncle of an 11-year-old girl, Vandana, who died at the hospital, echoed local media reports about the chaos.
The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended every possible aid to the state government after he briefed him about the situation at the BRD Medical CollegeHospital.
"All hell broke loose", the report added.
He further said that the arrangement of oxygen cylinders was duly made and a strict action will be taken against those responsible for the mishap.
After digging deeper, it turns out that a total number of 60 deaths have occurred in the past 5 days.
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