Minister of State for Health Ashwini Kumar Choubey was visiting the state-owned Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital in the Muzaffarnagar district, to meet the families of the children suffering from the deadly disease.
However, officials say all the victims have fallen prey to hypoglycemia, a condition caused by a very low level of blood sugar and electrolyte imbalance.
The video of the incident has gone viral on social media, with several users appreciating the reporter's questioning and unputdownable attitude.
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The death toll has mounted to 93 despite the state and central governments assuring the families of all the possible medical assistance.