Allahabad HC awards family of deceased lawyer 25 lakh compensation, issues directions to curb the spread of Dengue, vector borne diseases

Rintu Mariam Biju November 30 2019

A case of gross medical negligence that led to the death of a young lawyer suffering from dengue in 2016 recently prompted the Allahabad High Court to issue various directions to curb the spread of vector-borne diseases in Uttar Pradesh.

Justices Pradeep Kumar Singh Baghel and Piyush Agrawal passed the order after taking note of the state government's failure take preventive steps to stop the spread of the disease. As noted in the order,

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