Incident Reports

Nobel Medical College removes Corona Patients from ICU


Province 1, Morang, Biratnagar

October 4, Biratnagar: CASE 1: Yadav, a 75-year-old beggar of Biratnagar Metropolitan City-14, who was undergoing treatment at Nobel's ICU on Wednesday for respiratory problems, was pressurized to be taken out from the hospital after he tested positive for corona on Friday afternoon.

After pressure from the hospital, the relatives sought the tempo at 8 pm night and kept searching for hospitals with empty beds but failed. They finally admitted the critically ill old man to COVID 19 Hospital of Neuro Hospital at 9:30 pm. But the patient died at around 12:30 pm on Friday. 

CASE 2: A 55-year-old infected man of Siraha,Sukipur Municipality-2 was undergoing treatment at the Nobel Teaching Hospital in Biratnagar since Monday was asked to leave the hospital after tested positive for COVID on Thursday evening. But he died without isolation.

Meanwhile, the administration of Nobel Medical College strongly denied the charges against them and said that both the patients were taken out as per the will of their relatives. 

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Primary Form Banishment/shunning
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
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Actor 1 - Affiliations Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
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