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Medical personnel at Ramathibodi Hospital have called for caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra step down and the Feb 2 election be postponed, the Post Today website reported. 

It was clear that the Feb 2 poll would not settle the ongoing political conflict, as the root causes have not yet been resolved, said the statement by the group calling itself the Medical Professional Group for Democratic Reform.

The statement also noted that the new House of Representatives would not be able to convene because it was unlikely there would be 95% of the 500 MPs present, as required by law. This would be a waste of 3.8 billion baht of taxpayers' money it us costing to hold the election.

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