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400+ persons ill in Andhra Pradesh from mysterious disease

  • About 450 people in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh fell sick and 2 have died on Monday, due to an unknown and mysterious disease. The sick complained of seizures, anxiety, vomiting and headaches.

  • Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Reddy visited the sick admitted in the Eluru hospital and has ordered an immediate enquiry in the cause of the disease. Water contamination has been ruled out as the source of the disease as people belonging from different areas having different water sources have fallen sick.

  • The milk and food samples have been sent to the laboratory for an investigation into the cause. Moreover, the Minister for State Home Affairs , G V L Rao has stated that a central team of medical experts from AIIMS Delhi will be reaching the state on tuesday to look into the origin of the problem.