15 Indians Left Blind After Cataract Surgeries At Free Camp; Cases Illustrate Dangers Of Country’s Poor Medical Care
Reuters: Fifteen Indians blinded after surgery with suspected infected tools
“Fifteen Indians lost their sight after a doctor used suspected infected equipment to remove cataracts at a free eye surgery camp, the latest incident to highlight the dangers of shoddy medical treatment in the country…” (Macaskill, 12/5).
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