Dr Kafeel Khan is a suspended lecturer at the Department of Paediatrics, BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur. He has an MBBS and an MD (Paediatrics) from KMC, Manipal, Karnataka. He joined BRD in 2016 as a permanent commissioned employee and was the head of encephalitis ward when the horrific children’s deaths occurred at the hospital in 2017. Dr Khan has written the Manipal Manual of Clinical Paediatrics for MBBS Students. He also has a published paper on preterm babies.