Tag: Japanese Encephalitis

JE outbreak: Malkangiri admin begins process for vaccination

Malkangiri: With the Japanese Encephalitis death toll reaching 105 in Malkangiri on Sunday, the district-level task force committee chaired by Malkangiri Collector K Sudarshan Chakraborty today held its first meeting to talk about the launch of vaccination of kids in the district in its bid to tackle the spread of the vector-borne disease. The house-to-house […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
JE outbreak: Union minister along with party men to tour Malkangiri tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: With the death toll due to the Japanese Encephalitis in Malkangiri district touching 105 today, Union Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan accompanied by the BJP State president Basant Panda and party legislature party leader KV Singhdeo are scheduled to visit the vector-borne disease affected areas of the district on Monday to take stock of the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Encephalitis toll mounts to 105 in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: The death toll due to Japanese Encephalitis mounted to 105 in Malkangiri district, after two children undergoing treatment at the district headquarters hospital died of the vector-borne disease on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as Nila Madkami (3) of Kataguda area under Padia block and Linga Madkami (2) of Amarakunda village under Korukonda block […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
PIL in HC on Japanese Encephalitis outbreak

Cuttack: A public interest litigation (PIL) was filed in Orissa High Court on Saturday on the outbreak of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in Malkangiri. The vector-borne disease has so far claimed 103 lives in the tribal-dominated district. Though expert teams from Centre and State as well have been camping in the region for quite some days, […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Encephalitis toll reaches 102 in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: The death toll due to Japanese Encephalitis mounted to 102 in Malkangiri district after four kids undergoing treatment at the district headquarters hospital died on Friday morning. The deceased has been identified as Lilu Kumar Halua of Dangaguda village and Priti Sodhi (2) of Solokonda area under Korakanda block, Suendra Madhi of Dariguda area […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
AYUSH team in Malkangiri even as JE toll reaches 98

Malkangiri: The death toll due to Japanese Encephalitis (JE) reached 98 on Thursday with the death of another kid- Gobind Kope of Bayanaikguda – at the district headquarters hospital here even as an eight-member expert team from Ayush department visited the district and enquired the cause of the spread of deadly virus. The team visited […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Adivasi Mahasangh to gherao Malkangiri dist Collector’s office

Malkangiri: As a mark of protest against the deaths of 95 kids due to Japanese Encephalitis, the members of Zilla Adivasi Samaj Mahasangh will gherao the district Collector’s office on Wednesday. According to sources, the members of tribal organisation will submit a memorandum addressing to President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Japanese Encephalitis: Tribal body resorts to 12-hr Malkangiri bandh

Malkangiri: Protesting the failure of the State Government in curbing the spread of the Japanese Encephalitis (JE), the Zilla Adivasi Samaj Mahasangh resorted to a 12-hour Malkangiri bandh today affecting normal life in the district. While vehicular movements on the roads have been disrupted, shops and other business establishments have remained close. Members of the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Suspected Encephalitis deaths: BJP team in Keonjhar

Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday sent a fact finding team to Keonjhar after three children died due to suspected Japanese Encephalitis in Keonjhar in past ten days. The team led by party’s former MP Ananta Nayak will visit the villages to which the deceased children belonged and will take a stock of […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Encephalitis kills two more; toll mounts to 94

Malkangiri: Despite several measures taken by the district administration and Odisha Health department to contain the spread of Japanese Encephalitis (JE), it is showing no sign of abetment even as the death toll reached 94 with two more children succumbing to the killer fever at the district headquarters hospital today. Five-year old Babul Halua of […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Encephalitis toll mounts to 90, expert team rushes to Malkangiri for ground survey

Malkangiri: While the death toll in Japanese Encephalitis in Malkangiri district has gone up to 90 with the death of three more children at the district headquarters hospital today, a 12-member team including seven experts of the state Health department and the Centre has arrived in the district today to take stock of the situation. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Dengue back to haunt Malkangiri; 20 tested positive

Malkangiri: While the Japanese Encephalitis has taken an epidemic proportion in Malkangiri district, now dengue is back to haunt the people in the district. Report said as many as 20 patients, mostly children, at the district headquarters hospital (DHH) have been tested positive for the dengue virus. The reports have been received in between October […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
NCPCR seeks report on Japanese Encephalitis

Bhubaneswar: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on Friday sought report from Odisha government on the deadly Japanese Encephalitis (JE) which so far has claimed 86 lives in Malkangiri district. The Rights panel has asked Odisha Health secretary Arati Ahuja to submit a report on the steps taken by the government to […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Collector takes encephalitis-positive girl for treatment from unwilling parents

Malkangiri: With the number of child deaths due to Japanese Encephalitis rising every passing day, the trust of Malkangiri people on treatment of doctors at the district headquarters hospital is waning as understood when the district collector took away an eight-year-old encephalitis-affected girl for treatment from her parents unwilling to admit their child to the […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
JE outbreak: Odisha sets up expert team

Bhubaneswar: With deaths due to Japanese Encephalitis (JE) reaching 85 with the death of three children in Malkangiri district today, the Odisha government has formed a team of experts to bring the vector-borne disease under control. According to sources, the team comprises six experts with knowledge and expertise on JE in India and abroad. The […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021