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Tunisia's health minister resigns over baby deaths

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Staff Writer | March 11, 2019
Tunisian health minister resigned on Saturday over deaths of 11 babies in a public hospital.
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Africa   Abdel-Raouf El-Sherif quit his post after the babies mysteriously died
Abdel-Raouf El-Sherif quit his post after the babies mysteriously died in the capital Tunis.

Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said in a statement that he accepted the resignation.

Chahed said that an investigation was launched into the cause of the deaths as he visited the hospital.

The country’s Health Ministry said the babies likely died because of a blood infection.


 

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