Worms, fungus in medicine at government hospital in Bhopal

Bhopal, Feb 15 (IANS) The health department on Monday ordered an enquiry into a complaint that a cough medicine dispensed by a government hospital here had worms and fungus in it.

Chief Medical Officer U.N. Khan said there will be an enquiry into the complaint received against state-run J.P. Hospital here.

The complainant, O.P. Sharma, told reporters that he took his ill son on Sunday for treatment to the J.P. Hospital where he received a cough medicine on a doctor’s prescription.

While taking the medicine, his son noticed worms in the dose, said Sharma who also saw fungus in the phial.

He said he then made a complaint to the medical officer.

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