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More than forty suffer from diarrhoea in Odisha

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 13:24

Berhampur: Over 40 people have suffered from diarrhoea at Bikrampur village in Ganjam district in the past ten days, official sources said Tuesday.

Lack of personal hygiene, irregularity in food habits and consumption of contaminated water were some of the reasons for the spread of diarrhoea in the village, said Additional District Medical Officer (public health) L K Rath.
At least three medical teams were deployed in the village to treat the patients. Arrangements had also been made to disinfect the water sources in the village.

The ADMO, however, ruled out outbreak of cholera in the village as stool samples tested negative.


First Published: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 13:24
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