The Ministry of Health in Tunisia announced the death of 11 infants during the Thursday and Friday 7 and 8 March 2019 in the center of infant medicine in the hospital Association.
Some reports said the number had risen to 14 infants in the same hospital.
The regional representative for the protection of childhood in Tunisia, Anis Aoun Allah, told Radio mosaiquefm that the accident was due to severe rot. While other news added that seven others died in another hospital due to an expired medicine.
The Tunisians were upset that the bodies of the children had been handed over to their parents in cartons.
Activists called on social networking sites to dismiss the Minister of Public Health and hold the hospital director accountable and all those responsible for the incident.
The health sector in Tunisia has been suffering for years with problems related to corrupt medicines and medical tools.