Follow Us

Breaking News

One died in Japanese encephalitis in Angul

 ANGUL:Angul district is on high alert following the detection of Japanese Encephalitis in which one child has died out of two affected by this deadly disease. The viral disease created a havoc like situation in Malkangiri district in 2012.

A three member high level medical team rushed to the district and inspected affected areas for three days  before leaving on Friday last. Though they have not found any linkage  behind the outbreak of this viral disease, the district health department remains on high alert.

According to sources,one week ago two girl children aged six and nine of Banarpal and Kosala area were having high fever and other complications.They were admitted into Angul district headquarter hospital where all kinds of treatment were given. When the fever didn’t remit, their  samples were sent to SCB Cuttack for testing. Meanwhile one of the two affected died and another was discharged.


 Angul chief district medical officer doctor Sadananda Mohanty confirmed the detection of Japanese Encephalitis virus in the blood sample sent for testing .He said following the detection the district has alerted state health department which sent three experts to Angul district to study the situation.The expert team  visited both Banarpal and Kosala and surveyed the circumstantial situation for three days since June 19.

According to sources,though the encephalitis were detected there was no evidence of the environment that created the virus.They have advised local people to make a distance from mosquito,pig and other animals to avoid such type of virus.

The CDMO said despite there being no environmental evidence of the outbreak of the disease,the district health officials are taking multiple measures in the affected area to stop the spreading of the disease.

Related Big Story News

Jharkhand: Hemant Soren declares 'revolt' against 'feudal forces', says INDIA Alliance will oust BJP

 RANCHI: Former Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren on Sunday declared a revolt against feudal forces to drive them out on the occasion of 'Hool Diwas' at Bhognadih in Sahibganj, saying the opposition alliance 'INDIA' will drive out the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from the entire country. Ad....

EVMs to be verified in 8 Lok Sabha seats of 6 states!

 NEW DELHI: The Election Commission has received applications for verification of tampering or manipulation of the micro-controller chip installed in the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) in 8 Lok Sabha seats of 6 states after the announcement of the Lok Sabha election results on June 4. Candidat....

Hemant Soren Gets Bail From Jharkhand High Court In Land Scam Case

 RANCHI: The Jharkhand High Court has granted bail to former chief minister Hemant Soren in a money laundering case linked to the land scam today . His lawyer, Arunabh Chowdhury, has claimed that the court found him not guilty of the offence.  The high court had on June 13 reserved its dec....

Priyanka challenges Lok Sabha speaker's objection to 'Jai Samvidhaan' chant

 NEW DELHI:Priyanka Gandhi has alleged that the ruling party people were not stopped from raising unparliamentary and unconstitutional slogans in Parliament, but objection was raised on the opposition MP saying 'Jai Samvidhan'. The opposition to the Constitution that came to the fore during the....

Pradhan eye care sealed by Angul administration

 ANGUL:Angul sub collector Baranendu Mohanty has today sealed Pradhan eye care at Amalapada here following defective eye operations that made patients loss their eyesight. On last Thursday,around 13 patients underwent cataract operations in this clinic where un all the patients developed infect....

Editor :
Jagadananda Pradhan
Email :
For Ads :
Ph : (+91)6764295999
Contact Us
© 2024 Fast Mail Media Pvt Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by : FM Media Pvt Ltd.
Developed by : Futuradept Tech