Diarrhoea outbreak in Koraput: Over 25 taken ill

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Jeypore: At least 25 persons of Kurukuti village in Koraput district developed the symptoms of diarrhoea disease reportedly due to suspected contamination of water.

Reportedly, the Health Department after receiving information about the diarrhoea outbreak in the region has swung into action. While the affected patients have been admitted to Baipariguda hospital, a team of doctors led by ADMO reached the village to take stock of the situation.

Officials of the department have started creating awareness in the affected zone apart from taking preventive measures to combat the outbreak.

While the reason behind the epidemic is still unknown, it is suspected that the consumption of contaminated water has led to Diarrhoea outbreak in the village.

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