Rats munched on a paralyzed man while he lay in the intensive care unit of a government hospital in Jodhpur, India, this week.
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The news to note, amid all my reporting about the disastrous state of Indian health care? It wasn't the first time!
Rat-menace isn't new to patients of the government hospitals in Jodhpur. Rats are found everywhere including the operation theatres and the ICU wards. In 2009, a new-born child died after being bitten by a rat in the natal ward of the Umaid Hospital. This led to the suspension of two doctors and a nurse.
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Note to self: Do not fall ill... Do not fall ill... Do not fall ill...