Tunisia’s health minister resigns after 11 babies die in hospital

People take part in a protest after 11 babies mysteriously died in a hospital in Tunis, Tunisia, March 10, 2019. The wording on the box reads: "A gift for the Minister of Health''. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi

TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia’s health minister Abdel-Raouf El-Sherif resigned on Saturday after 11 babies mysteriously died within 24 hours in a hospital in the capital, state news agency TAP said. The health ministry and state prosecutors have launched investigations into the cause of the babies’ death which was likely due to a blood infection, it […]

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