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Tag: Jaundice

Hepatitis outbreak: WHO sounds alarm after reporting over 1000 cases
Hepatitis outbreak: WHO sounds alarm after reporting over 1000 cases

The virus is one of several types of hepatitis viruses that cause inflammation and affect your liver's ability to function. 

Fresh Jaundice Cases Scare Cuttack Residents Again

Cuttack: After a brief lull, the residents of Cuttack are yet again in a state of panic with more than 20 fresh cases of jaundice being reported from Ganga Mandir area here. The local residents have alleged that despite jaundice surfacing in ward no 13, 18 and 19 of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) every year, […]

Jaundice situation remains grim in Cuttack

Cuttack: Jaundice is slowly spreading its tentacles in Cuttack with the total number of cases from the millennium city reaching 20. According to sources, more than 20 cases have been reported in Shikharpur area in the past few days but unofficially the number is expected to be far more. Sources said, two days ago the […]

Jaundice outbreak spreads panic among Cuttack residents

Cuttack: Panic gripped locals of Shikharpur area of Cuttack after fresh cases of jaundice were reported in the area. While residents are living in constant fear because of the outbreak of the water borne disease, they have alleged that the local administration has failed to address drinking water problems and ensure proper drainage system in […]

Irrfan Khan puts work on hold due to jaundice

Mumbai: Actor Irrfan Khan is suffering from jaundice, and has put all his professional commitments on hold due to the illness. The actor had to leave for Punjab for a shooting schedule for his political satire series “The Ministry”, and then start promoting his forthcoming film “Blackmail”. But Irrfan has been advised to take rest. […]

Jaundice grips Cuttack city again

Cuttack: After a lull, Jaundice scare has once again gripped the city with fresh cases of the water borne disease being reported from Nuapada and other areas of the town. The civic body has admitted the spread of disease and blamed leakage in water pipelines as the cause of jaundice. “Ten cases of jaundice have […]

Jaundice situation, Bhawanipatna
Jaundice wreaks havoc in Bhawanipatna

Bhawanipatna: Jaundice is wreaking havoc in Bhawanipatna, the district headquarters of Kalahandi district with 21 patients identified in Ward No. 6. The number of patients is increasing day by day with the disease spreading to other wards also. According to sources, 63 persons were identified with jaundice in the town and one person of ward […]

Admin gears up to battle Jaundice outbreak in Bhawanipatna

Bhawanipatna: Cases of Jaundice continue to pile up in Bhawanipatna town of Kalahandi district with more than a dozen of fresh incidents reported from Bahadur Bagichapada area on Thursday. According to sources, even as many as 17 persons have been reportedly tested positive for the dread water borne disease today after 21 cases were earlier […]

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Jaundice spreads tentacles in Cuttack

Cuttack: The Jaundice outbreak in the Millenium city is getting worse with reports of the water-borne disease spreading to Kadam Rasool area after Tulasipur. Panic spread among the locals of Kadam Rasool area after one person was tested positive for the disease. “The water problem is really acute here. We are not getting potable water,” […]

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BJP takes stock of jaundice outbreak in Cuttack

Cuttack: With number of Jaundice cases reaching 109 in the Millennium city here, a delegation of the State BJP unit led by party president Basant Panda visited city today to took stock of the situation. Talking to media persons, Panda said the State government should clarify the reasons for inordinate delay in providing safe drinking […]

RDC holds review meeting over jaundice outbreak in Cuttack

Cuttack: Water-borne disease, Jaundice is fast spreading its tentacles in Tulasipur area of Cuttack district. At a meeting held under the chairmanship of RDC (Central Division) AB Ota, it was decided that total 50 squads will be formed to tackle the situation. While 25 teams will be pressed into service in the affected areas, the […]

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Outbreak of jaundice triggers panic in Millennium city

Cuttack: Denizens of the Millennium city are in a state of panic following reports on outbreak of jaundice. Reports said 76 persons of ward number 8, 9 and 10 have been identified with jaundice and admitted to SCB Medical College and Hospital. To take stock of the situation, Cuttack collector Nirmal Chandra Mishra and Cuttack-Barabati […]

Jaundice cases jump to 38 in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: At a time when the state government is planning to ply awareness vans on the streets here to spread awareness to prevent the spread of jaundice, the total of persons infected with the water borne disease jumped to 38 on Saturday.

Govt gears up as jaundice cases mount to 30 in State capital

Bhubaneswar: The sudden spurt in jaundice cases in Bhubaneswar, which rose from 12 to 30 in less than 12 hours, has sent the State government into a tizzy. The Urban Development department convened a meeting in this regard at the secretariat here to contain the water borne disease. After reviewing the situation, Housing and Urban […]

Jaundice outbreak in Odisha capital; 12 test positive

Panic gripped the capital city after 12 persons from a slum area were found afflicted with jaundice on Thursday

Open defecation cause of jaundice in Cuttack: Mathivathanan

Secretary, Urban Development, G Mathivathanan, who visited the jaundice affected areas of Jobra in the Millennium city on Monday, said poor sanitary condition is the cause for the spread of the water-borne disease

Number of Jaundice patients in Cuttack touch 50

Cuttack: With four more cases of jaundice positive detected today, the number of afflicted persons this year in Cuttack mounted to 50. However, unconfirmed reports claimed that more than hundred persons are suffering from the disease and many of them are resorting to traditional ways of treatment in the area instead of going to hospitals. […]

Jaundice in Cuttack: RDC asks officials to replace old pipes in 1 month

Revenue Divisional Commissioner (RDC) Central Dr. Akhil Bihari Hota on Wednesday directed the Public Health department (PHD) to replace old water supply pipes in the city with new ones within one month

Number of jaundice patients rises to 44 in Cuttack

Cuttack: The number of jaundice patients has gone up to 44 in the Millennium city here after four persons of Jobra area were tested positive on Tuesday. On the other hand, the district administration has confirmed that the outbreak of the disease is due to contaminated water. Talking to OTV, chief district medical officer (CDMO) […]

Jaundice assumes alarming proportions in Cuttack

In spite of the steps taken by the district administration and the Health department, jaundice has assumed alarming proportions in the Millennium city

Govt gears up to stop jaundice outbreak in Cuttack

With the number of jaundice patients in Cuttack city going up to 22 today with five more patients identified by the Health department, the state government has decided to take steps on war-footing to stop the further spread of the water borne disease

Another dies of Jaundice, toll reaches 4

Bolangir: One more person died of jaundice as alleged by the family members of the deceased today. With this, the toll reached four in the district. The deceased Puran Rajput belonging to Gandhinagarpada area was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Raipur of Chhattisgarh. Meanwhile, chief district medical officer (CDMO) Rabi Narayan Tripathy said […]

Man dies, jaundice suspected

A 30-year old man died of suspected jaundice in Bhanjanagara area here prompting the authorities to sensitise people fearing an outbreak of the water-borne disease in Ganjam

One more dies of jaundice in Bolangir; toll rises to three

Bolangir/Boudh: One more person succumbed to jaundice in Bolangir, notwithstanding the administration’s increased alertness to tackle the water borne disease. With these deaths, the total toll this year on account of jaundice has gone up to three in Bolangir district. The deceased have been identified as resident of the Sudhpara area. Today morning a woman […]

Health minister reviews Jaundice situation

After reports of a jaundice outbreak emerged, Health minister Atanu Sabyasachi Nayak visited Bolangir to take stock of the situation yesterday. Nayak conducted a door-to-door visit in the affected areas and interacted with the general public on various issues faced by them

Jaundice situation worsening in Cuttack

Jaundice is spreading its fang fast and wide in the city. The number of affected persons, which was 116 till a day before, shot up to 120 today after the city registered four more fresh cases of the water-borne disease

Water not only reason behind spread of jaundice, says Govt

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: Spread of jaundice in different parts of the State is not because of contaminated drinking water, Urban Development minister Pushpendra Singhdeo told the Assembly today. Replying to queries from concerned members of both ruling and opposition parties, the minister said the government has chalked out plans to provide pure drinking water to people throughout […]

Jaundice cases reach 104 in Cuttack

Jaundice seems to have spread its fangs fast and wide in the city. The number of affected persons, which was 68 till a day before, shot up to 89 on Wednesday after the city registered 21 more fresh cases of the water-borne disease

68 test positive for jaundice in Cuttack

After Samabalpur and Kendrapara, outbreak of jaundice has now hit the city. It has emerged as a major concern for the district administration with the rapid increase in the headcount of affected persons

Jaundice spreads to fresh areas in Cuttack

Cuttack: More than 60 cases of jaundice have already been detected from various parts of the Cuttack city, a top district official said today. Taking stock of the situation at a high-level meeting here today, Cuttack District Collector Nirmal Mishra said 63 cases of jaundice have been reported from Jobra and Mangalabag areas of the […]

Odisha jaundice toll goes up to 19

Bhubaneswar: Two more deaths due to jaundice were confirmed in Sambalpur town on Friday, taking the toll from the water-borne disease to 19. Two hundred and ninety-three new cases of jaundice have been confirmed in the last four days pushing the total number of people affected in the town since May 2014 to 2,308, said […]

Jaundice menace: NCDC team arrives in Sambalpur

A two-member team of specialist doctors from National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), New Delhi, arrived here to take stock of the situation emerged out of spread of jaundice and suggest Odisha’s Health department about measures to control the water-borne disease