Last year, the said disease had claimed six lives in Koraput alone.
Arun Kumar Padhi, In-Charge CDMO said, “We received a phone call from the local Community Health Centre (CHC) regarding the death of three babies in a month. Accordingly, we sent a medical team for an examination.”
What looks surprising here is, instead of going for medical treatment, people of the village prefer sorcerers and local quacks for treatment.
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