Mysterious illness triggers panic in Nayagarh

Nayagarh: Reportedly an unknown disease has spread panic in Bani village under Daspalla block of Nayagarh district, with nearly 70 villagers complaining of cough, fever and vomiting in last three days.

Despite being situated merely 60 kilometres away from the district headquarters, the village lacks primary health care services, alleged the villagers.

The nearest Kujamendhi Primary Health Centre (PHC) is situated four kilometres away from the village but people are still unable to get proper treatment as the centre lacks a doctor, informed sources.