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Anthrax Elimination By 2024: Koraput Launches Mass vaccination Of Cattle

ICMR's Bhubaneswar Unit is undertaking the Anthrax elimination project in Koraput in association with Odisha Health and Veterinary departments

Food poisoning, Anthrax cases soar in Odisha as tribal rely on wild mushroom or dead cattle/goat meat!

Bhubaneswar: Here is a food for thought for the powers-that-be in the State. Following the lack of accessibility to cheap protein supplement, poor in backward and tribal districts in the State are banking on wild mushrooms and dead cattle/goat meat that is leading to rise in food poisoning and Anthrax cases in Odisha. Though the […]

Elephant carcasses in Balasore trigger anthrax fear

Balasore: Forest officials on Tuesday found carcasses of two female elephants in Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary in the district. The death of the two elephants is suspected to be caused by anthrax. The carcasses were reportedly found within a distance of about 200m in the sanctuary following which the forest department officials informed their higher-ups. Later, […]

Anthrax scare in Bisra; 2 dead, 9 admitted to hospitals

Rourkela: Fears of anthrax gripped Birikeri village under Bisra block of Sundargarh district with the death of two villagers in recent past. While five others affected by anthrax are undergoing treatment at the Rourkela government hospital, four are admitted to the Bisra hospital. To ascertain the reasons behind the spread of anthrax in the area, […]

Four die of anthrax in Rayagada, 10 hospitalised

While four tribals of Jambuguda village under Kashipur block in Rayagada district have died of anthrax after consuming beef within a week, 10 more tribals of the village, suffering from the disease, have been admitted to district headquarters hospital where their condition is stated to be critical, reports said

Three persons die of anthrax in Koraput

Koraput: Three persons are suspected to have died of anthrax in Biriguda village under Laxmipur block of Korpaut district. The deaths occurred within the span of a week. A team of doctors has already reached the village and undertaken treatment of the affected villagers. Source said blood samples of the affected persons have been sent […]