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Tag: Cholera

Cholera scare grips Fani-hit Puri

Puri: In a month since cyclone Fani battered Puri, cholera cases have spiked in the district. As many as 56 persons have been admitted to the Cholera ward of the Puri district headquarters hospital in the past 24 hours. With symptoms of diarrhoea and vomiting, patients from Puri Sadar, Satybadi, Brahmagiri, Kanasa, Delang and Nimapara […]

Over 50 affected as Cholera outbreak hits villages in Sonepur & Brahmagiri

Sonepur: More than 50 people have been taken ill following outbreak of Cholera at different villages in Sonepur and cyclone Fani-hit Brahmagiri of Puri district. According to sources, dozens of people complained of stomach pain and later showed symptoms of vomiting and dysentery at Janmura village in Sonepur district on Wednesday. At least 23 of […]

Cholera outbreak stirs panic in Kalahandi

Kalahandi: Due to increasing number of Cholera cases in Baladhiamala village in Junagarh block of Kalahandi district, local residents are in a state of panic. According to sources, more than 15 residents of Badhiamal village have been admitted to Junagarh hospital after they complained of diarrhoea and dehydration. Meanwhile, one of the patients has been […]

Born To Torment; Conditioned To Survive

Over the millennia, man has conquered everything in sight (and many things not in sight!). Having stamped his authority on the world, he set its sights on the universe. The moon was the first stop; now it is the Mars. He has got the better of deadly diseases like plague and cholera, which wiped out […]

Cholera cases surpass 200,000 in Yemen: WHO

Sanaa: Cholera infection has killed 1,400 people and infected 218,798 others in Yemen in just two months, the largest epidemic to hit a single Arab country, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced. The rapidly spreading cholera outbreak in Yemen has been “increasing at an average of 5,000 a day”, said WHO Director-General Margaret Chan […]

Yemen cholera toll reaches 605: WH0

Sanaa: The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Saturday announced that the toll in the cholera outbreak in Yemen has reached 605 with suspected cases exceeding 73,700. “Cholera continues to spread in Yemen,” the WHO said in an official statement. The toll has rapidly increased after WHO put the figure at 532 and the number of […]

Cholera detected in Kabisurya Nagar town of Ganjam district

Berhampur: Two cases of cholera has been detected in Kabisurya Nagar town of Odisha’s Ganjam district. A total of 11 stool samples were tested at the microbiology department of MKCG Medical College, said Additional District Medical Officer (Public Health) R Jagadees Patnaik today. While one cholera case was detected from Kabisurya Nagar town, the other […]

Cholera detected in Ganjam village

Berhampur: Cholera has been detected in some patients in diarrhoea-hit Jagannath Prasad area of Ganjam district, officials said today. At least two out of the 10 samples tested at the microbiology department of MKCG Medical College and Hospital here were tested positive for cholera, Additional District Medical Officer (ADMO, public health), Jagadish Patnaik said. “We […]

Cholera menace: 4 health camps to be set up in Niyamgiri area

The district administration has decided to set up health camps at four villages in the Niyamgiri area where 10 people died because of Cholera till date