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Flood In Balasore
'Diarrhoea' Follows Cyclone In Marooned Balasore Villages

Days after Cyclone Yaas tore through Balasore and Bhadrak districts in Odisha, locals of Charigacchia Talasahi under Balasore Sadar block marooned by saline water are now allegedly infected by diarrhoea.

Unknown Disease Claims Seven Lives In Koraput Village In 3 Months

Koraput: As many as seven persons have died of an unknown disease in the last three months at Banguruguda village of Similiguda block in Koraput district. According to sources, five residents of the village had died earlier after being affected by the unidentified disease. One more villager died yesterday morning while another succumbed the previous […]

Women with stomach cancer live longer than men patients

London: Researchers have found that female patients with oesophagus and stomach cancer are likely to survive longer than male patients, but experience more nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea during therapy. The findings of a latest UK study could potentially help in managing patients and also highlight who are more at risk against specific side effects. “We […]

Minor girl dies of Diarrhoea in Nuapada

Nuapada: A minor girl of Michhapali village in Nuapada district, who was admitted to Komna Community Health Centre (CHC) after she complained of diarrhoea on Friday, died while undergoing treatment on Sunday. Five other family members of the deceased girl are still undergoing treatment at the CHC and their condition is still critical, reports said. […]

Post Fani, Diarrhoea scare haunts Puri residents

Puri: It seems there is no end to the problems of residents living in and around Puri after cyclone Fani made its landfall in the coastal district on May 3. Many local residents of Brahmagiri, Krushnaprasad, Chandanpur and Satyabadi areas of the district are reeling under diarrhoea outbreak after the extremely severe cyclone. The affected […]

Diarrhoea outbreak triggers panic in Kalahandi

Bhawanipatna: Panic continued to grip Baladhiamala village in Kalahandi district as 39 people have been admitted to different hospitals after they complained of diarrhoea and dehydration in the past one week. As per reports, the patients were initially rushed to the village Community Health Centre. Later four of them were shifted to district headquarters hospital […]

Rotavirus vaccine launched in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow: The Rotavirus vaccine that prevents diarrhoea in infants and children was launched in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday by state Women, Child and Family Welfare Minister Rita Bahuguna Joshi. She told the media that the state government was “positive that the Rotavirus vaccine will play a monumental role in bringing down the infant mortality rate”. […]

Blood type influences severity of diarrhoea: Study

New York: A bacteria associated with travellers’ diarrhoea and children in underdeveloped areas of the world causes more severe disease in people with blood type A but not blood type O or B, finds a study. Enterotoxigenic E. coli are responsible for millions of cases of diarrhoea and hundreds of thousands of deaths every year, […]

22 villagers affected by diarrhoea in Odisha

Berhampur: As many as 22 persons were affected by diarrhoea at Balugaon village in Odisha’s Ganjam district, health department officials informed on Thursday. The villagers were taken ill after they attending a feast on Thursday, they said. The affected persons were admitted to the sub-divisional hospital in Chhatrapur, about 25 km from here, an official […]

45 people affected by diarrhoea in two villages

Berhampur: At least 45 people are affected by diarrhoea in two villages of Ganjam and Kandhamal districts, health officials said today. Medical teams have been rushed to Sabarapalli village in Ganjam district and Ghumara village in Kandhamal district and the water-borne disease has not claimed any life in the two villages, they said. While at […]

Villagers complain of diarrhoea and vomiting; 18 hospitalised

Phulbani: Panic has gripped Tumudibandha block of Kandhamal district after more than 18 villagers complained of diarrhoea and vomiting and were admitted to the local hospital. The sick persons are from Ghumura village and include women and children. Meanwhile, reason behind the spread of diarrhoea and vomiting in the area is yet to be ascertained. […]

Diarrhoea outbreak affects more than 100 persons in Polasara

Polasara: The number of diarrhoea affected persons is on the rise in Polasara Notified Area Council (NAC) of Ganjam district since Diwali. Till date diarrhoea has grasped more than 100 persons in the area, out of which 40 are undergoing treatment at Polasara Community Health Center (CHC). “The doctors have put me on saline and […]

Diarrhoea claims four lives in 2 days in Kashipur

Rayagada: At least four persons have died of Diarrhoea in the last two days in Khurigaon Panchayat under Kashipur Tehsil of Rayagada district. While two persons died at Jyotiguda Village under the panchayat on Thursday, two more succumbed to the disease in Khurigaon village today. The deceased have been identified as Prasna Khadia, Baisali Khadia […]

172 posts of doctors lying vacant in health centres in Ganjam

Berhampur: As many as 172 of the 328 sanctioned posts of doctors in Ganjam district, which recently saw an outbreak of diarrhoea, are lying vacant in health centres, an official said here on Monday. “We have apprised the government of the status of doctors in the district and requested that vacant posts be filled up […]

Food poisoning: Over 100 ill after consuming 'pana' in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: As many as 100 persons have been taken ill in a suspected case of food poisoning at Cheliabeda village under Odapada block in Dhenkanal district today. According to reports, people had consumed pana (a traditional summer drink) during ‘Sanischar mela’ in the village on Saturday last. Later, people started complaining of acute pain in […]

Diarrhoea breaks out in Keonjhar, Kalahandi; 40 affected

Keonjhar/Bhawanipatna: As many as 40 persons from Keonjhar and Kalahandi districts have been affected by diarrhoea. While 30 persons are in the grip of the disease in Keonjhar, 10 from Kalahandi have also been reportedly affected. According to reports, in Keonjhar, 30 persons took ill following some infection allegedly due to intake of contaminated river water. Local […]

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 […]

Diarrhoea claims three lives, affects 85 in Ganjam district

Berhampur: At least three persons died due to diarrhoea and over 85 others were affected by the disease in Jagannath Prasad area of Ganjam district, officials said today. Of the deceased, two were women. While one died in his house, two others expired in hospital yesterday, they said. The patients down with diarrhoea since Friday […]

Kerpai deaths
Kalahandi: Health dept on toes after 27 deaths in 2 months

Bhawanipatna: After reports of 27 deaths and scores of cases of Diarrhea from two tribe-dominated panchayats of Kerpai and Talanagi in Kalahandi district in the last two months, health department officials have finally woken up to the enormity of the problem and strated taking measures to combat the problem. A medical team from the district […]

Diarrhoea death: 3-member RMRC team in Kalyansinghpur

Rayagada: In the wake of three deaths due to diarrhoea in Kalyansinghpur block of Rayagada district few days ago, a three member team of Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC), Bhubaneswar on Thursday visited the affected areas of the district and took stock of situation. They had a discussion with inhabitants of Dantalinga village of the […]

Health minister reviews cholera situation in Palama, Rayagada

Rayagada: Health minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak on Monday reviewed the cholera situation in Palama in Kalyansinghpur in Rayagada district at a meeting with the district collector and other concerned officials at the Rayagada circuit house here. The health minister directed authorities to ensure 24-hour healthcare and drinking water supply in the disease affected areas. “We […]

Health minister takes stock of diarrhoea outbreak in Balasore

Health and Family Welfare minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak today arrived in Balasore town on a surprise visit to take stock of the outbreak of diarrhoea, which has assumed alarming proportion in the district

Climbing Taladhwaja: Arrested devotee forwarded to court

Puri: A devotee from Gujarat arrested by the Police yesterday for climbing the Taladhwaja chariot of Lord Balabhadra was forwarded to the court today. According to reports, Dipesh Shah, a businessman from Ahmadabad had climbed the Taladhwaja chariot of Lord Balabhadra in the wee hours July 8. After having the darshan of the Lord, he […]

Rota vaccines may save infants from occult practices in Odisha villages

Diarrhoea spells doom for the young parents in Odisha's remote areas, where the dreaded disease caused by Rota Virus is one of the highest in the country

Rotavirus vaccine launched nationwide from Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Union Health minister JP Nadda today rolled out the rotavirus vaccine nationwide from Odisha today as part of the central government’s routine immunisation programme for protecting children from diarrhea. Union Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Odisha Health minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak were present during the launch of the vaccine, which will also be rolled […]