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Nishwa Died After Being Administered Wrong Injection: Medical Report

KARACHI: Nishwa, an infant who died in Karachi last month, was administered the wrong injection, according to the report of a medical board.

The medical board formed to look into the causes of Nishwa’s death has finalised its report, it emerged on Tuesday.

The board was formed on the directives of Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah and included Professor Farhat Mirza, Police Surgeon Dr Qarar Abbasi and Dr Samia Tariq.

It said the toddler was administered wrong injection, after which all her vitals stopped functioning.

The report, based on chemical examination and histopathology test, comprises of three pages.

Nine-month-old Nishwa died on April 22, around two weeks after she was administered a wrong injection at the Darul Sehat Hospital.

A first information report registered by her father, Qaiser Ali, stated that he had taken his twin daughters to the Darul Sehat Hospital for treatment of diarrhea. He claimed the infant was given an excessive injection, which paralysed her and caused her death.