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Experts’ report on Malkangiri kids death evokes mixed reaction

Bhubaneswar/Malkangiri: A day after the central expert team claimed that ‘Bana Chakunda’ (Cassia Occidentalis) seeds is another cause of children’s death in Malkangiri beside Japanese Encephalitis (JE), the issue evoked mixed reactions. Sources said the tribal people consume the raw and roasted seeds of the forest plant. The tribal people also use the root, seeds […]

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Besides JE, Encephalopathy cause of kids’ death in Malkangiri: Expert team

Bhubaneswar: The central expert team constituted by government today claimed in its interim report that children deaths in Malkangiri are not only due to Japanese Encephalitis (JE), but also on account of Encephalopathy which is caused due to the consumption of ‘Bana Chakunda’ (Cassia Occidentalis). Talking to media persons, the head of the team Jacob […]