Earlier on Monday, five students of the Kanyashram reportedly tested positive for the viral brain infection and shifted to the DHH along with two other inmates of the institution.
Taking the matter seriously, the Health Department has shifted the five affected students along with two other inmates to the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH).
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government will launch a massive vaccination campaign from November 27 to combat Japanese Encephalitis (JE) that claimed many lives last year. As per official sources, the JE vaccination campaign will be launched in 13 districts including Balasore, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Ganjam, Kalahandi, Kendrapara, Khurda, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Puri, Rayagada, Sonepur and Sundergarh. Nearly, 71.8 lakh […]
Malkangiri: After Malkangiri, the deadly Japanese Encephalitis (JE) seems to have raised its head in Mayurbhanj district with reports of a child being affected by the disease coming in. According to sources, Deepak Singh (8) of Kuamara village under Gopabandhunagar in Mayurbhanj district has been affected by the viral disease and undergoing treatment in a […]
Bhubaneswar: After managing to come out of the cobweb of confrontations and controversies in 2016, the Odisha government will set its feet on its fourth year of its fourth term in 2017. But some of the challenges it had encountered last year will chase like a shadow in 2017. Out of the major challenges the […]
Bhubaneswar: The Congress staged road blockade in all district headquarters across the state for two hours from 10 AM to 12 noon today demanding Rs 12 lakh compensation, each, for the family members of the children, who died due to Japanese Encephalitis. Vehicular movement came to a standstill between Koraput and Nabarangpur when the Congress […]
Bhubaneswar: The Congress activists led by Congress Odisha unit vice-president and former MP Pradip Majhi ended their six-day hunger strike after submitting a memorandum to Governor SC Jamir today. Majhi, who along with five others, was on a hunger strike in front of Raj Bhavan here, demanded compensation of Rs 12 lakh each to the […]
Bhubaneswar: Demanding Rs 12 lakh compensation for the family members of the babies, who lost their lives due to Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in Malkangiri district, Congress will stage a road blockade at all district headquarters tomorrow. Informing this to media, Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) vice president, who is on a dharna since last five […]
Malkangiri: The families of the children died of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) will get Rs 3 lakh and a pucca house each, announced chief minister Naveen Patnaik here today conveying his condolences to the bereaved families. Patnaik landed at DNK ground in the district headquarters town and addressed a public meeting on the sidelines of inaugurating […]
Notwithstanding the bandh call given by Opposition Congress and BJP, Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik will visit the tribal dominated Malkangiri district tomorrow. Keeping in mind, the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) activities in the district and the bandh call by Opposition parties, security has been beefed up ahead of the CM’s visit.
Koraput: While the outbreak of Japanese Encephalitis has created havoc in Malkangiri district with the death of over 100 children, people of Koraput district are now in a state of panic as some cows have been found with Brucella bacteria which can easily spread to humans. Talking about the spread of Brucellosis, an infectious disease […]
Malkangiri: Three months after the first Japanese Encephalitis patient brought to the Malkangiri district headquarters hospital for treatment, number of JE sufferers at the hospital has been nil since yesterday evening, said the ADMO (public health) Kalyan Sarkar on Wednesday. Talking to newsmen, Sarkar stated, “The district administration and public health department officials would be […]
Bhubaneswar: Refuting the charges of government inaction in tackling the Japanese Encephalitis in Malkangiri district, Health Minister Pradip Amat today in the Odisha Assembly claimed the State government has taken all possible measures to counter the vector-borne disease menace in the district. Participating in a three-hour motion moved by the Opposition in the House on […]
Malkangiri: The vaccination drive against the Japanese Encephalitis that has so far claimed over 120 children’s lives in Malkangiri district began here today. District Collector K Sudarshan Chakravarty inaugurated the drive at the IMST School here at 8.15 AM. The programme would be carried out from 8 AM to 3 PM everyday for 15 days. […]
Malkangiri: The death toll due to Japanese Encephalitis reached 121 in Malkangiri after a girl child undergoing treatment at the district headquarters hospital died on Friday morning. The deceased has been identified as Santoshi Nayak (2) of Tarakaguda area under Mathili block in the district. Meanwhile, the district administration has geared up to launch vaccination […]