South Africa baby deaths: Parents say hospital hiding information

Grieving parents in South Africa’s largest city are accusing hospital managers of hiding information about the deaths of their newborn babies.
The hospital in Johannesburg blames drug-resistant bacteria.
Government critics say the maternity deaths highlight underfunding in the public healthcare system.
Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports.

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South Africa is a country on the southernmost tip of the African continent, marked by several distinct ecosystems. Inland safari destination Kruger National Park is populated by big game. The Western Cape offers beaches, lush winelands around Stellenbosch and Paarl, craggy cliffs at the Cape of Good Hope, forest and lagoons along the Garden Route, and the city of Cape Town, beneath flat-topped Table Mountain.

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