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Over 200 in hospital when mystery disease strikes parts of Eluru in Andhra Pradesh | Visakhapatnam News



ELURU: Health and medical experts in the West Godavari district was on tenterhooks as a group of people from different parts of Eluru city ​​hospital with symptoms similar to epilepsy.
According to official sources, 228 people have been in hospital. What has confused doctors who participate in them is that the patients are not related and belong to different areas in Eluru. They did not even attend or attend a joint event.

Seventy patients have been discharged while 76 women and 46 children are undergoing treatment at various hospitals. In particular, most patients are elderly and children.
A group of medical experts visited Eluru and inspected the cases to diagnose the problem. Blood samples from patients have been tested and all reports are normal.
The patients are in different age groups. A six-year-old girl was moved to Vijayawada after her condition worsened. An emergency medical center has been set up in Vijayawada as a precautionary measure.
Health Minister Alla Nani on Sunday said, “Covid tests were performed on patients and all reports are negative.” The minister also added that 150 beds in Eluru and another 50 beds in Vijayawada are ready to handle emergencies.
“There is no threat to life and the public should not worry about it because the government has taken all necessary measures. Prime Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy is personally monitoring the situation,” he added.
The patients belong to the areas of Kothapeta, Padamara Veedhi and Vangaya Gudem in the city. All of Nani also visited the hospital and interacted with the patients.
He also called on district medicine and the health representative to carry out a door-to-door study of the affected areas and keep emergency medicine available. Special medical camps will be set up in the city, he said, adding that health teams will inspect the area and check if contaminated food or water is consumed by the affected people.
District Medicine K Sunanda said that all patients showed symptoms such as sudden falling down, skimming and shaking. About the fact that the affected people suddenly recover and present themselves again for the symptoms, she said that there is no threat to any of them.


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