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Diarrhoea claims 17 lives in Odisha: Minister
Diarrhoea claims 17 lives in Odisha: Minister

According to the minister, the first outbreak of diarrhoea was in Kashipur block of Rayagada district on July 13, and till now, 159 persons of 11 villages spread over 5 panchayats in the block were infected with the disease, of which 10 died.

Diarrhoea returns to Rayagada’s Kashipur; leaves 5 dead, dozens ill 
Diarrhoea returns to Rayagada’s Kashipur; leaves 5 dead, dozens ill 

A team of the Health department visited the affected villages to take stock of the situation. 

1 Dead, 5 Critical After Diarrhea Outbreak In Bolangir

Bolangir: At least 20 to 25 people were admitted to hospital after a reported diarrhea outbreak in Sirol village of Muribahal block in Bolangir district. Five among them are said to be critical and undergoing treatment at Titlagarh hospital. As per reports, panic gripped villagers after a diarrhea contamination in their area turned epidemic and […]

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 […]

Kidney ailments plague Odisha village

Dhenkanal: Contaminated water seems to have taken a toll on the villagers of Bhaliatilla in Kamakhyanagar of the district as 15 people have allegedly died within 3 years due to kidney-related ailments. Locals alleged that the health condition of many villagers has deteriorated over a period of time by consuming iron particles containing water from […]

Kidney disease hits Pedaguda village in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Though crores of rupees are being sanctioned every year towards improvement in water supply, people in several places in Odisha are still forced to drink contaminated water and allegedly falling prey to kidney ailments and other water-borne diseases. Pedaguda village in Malkangiri district is one such village where potable drinking water still remains a […]