GUWAHATI: A family of a COVID patient has alleged that the authorities of Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) have removed organs from the patient who passed away in July.
As GMCH is concerned for patients undergoing treatment, the family of the deceased claimed that during the cremation, they discovered surgery scars above his naval and alleged that his organs were removed alongside his eyes.
According to the reports, Dr Abhijit Sarmah, GMCH Superintendent, said that
GMCH Superintendent Dr Abhijit Sarmah addressing the press stated that pictures have been displayed to the media that their eyes are flawless of the deceased and there was a plaster stuck over the t-shirt of the body for ID that helps the District Administration for conveying the body to the cremation ground.
The doctor also expressed dismay over the media's detailing said as doctors as of now have plenty of work to investigate, essentially taking care of patients, they cannot stand to sit around idly. He further said that the Hospital Administration is consistently open to explanations and the media should not succumb to misguided news without appropriate confirmation.
Sources said that the patient's name was Ratul Saikia from Nagaon, who was 34-year-old. He was alluded from the Civil Hospital there to GMCH after he tested positive for COVID-19 on June 29 and was admitted to the GMCH on July 1 after symptoms of cough, fever, loss of appetite, and breathlessness were identified.
It is to be mentioned that during his admission to GMCH, the patient was not vaccinated with a single dose.
On July 1, the report expressed that the patient was given Remdesivir and Dexamethasone. Disregarding being given oxygen, the patient's health did not improve. Immediately, he was admitted to the ICU and was administered with Methylprednisolone, Budecort inhaler, and Piperacillin Tazobactum.
Later, it was analyzed that Saikia suffered from Dyselctrolyemia with septic shock with obstructive sleep apnoea, and hence, he was intubated. He passed away on July 2.