Japanese Encephalitis: Death toll reaches 64 in Odisha

Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Malkangiri, Oct 21:

With the death of two more children at the District Headquarters Hospital here today, the toll in Japanese Encephalitis reached 64 in 42 days in Odisha’s Malkangiri district.


The deceased were identified as Muna Sagadia (4) of Gamphakonda under Kalimela block in the district and Bharti Nag (3) of Gulikonda in Chhattisgarh.

Meanwhile a 6-member Central team reached Malkangiri today to visit the affected villages and take stock of the situation.

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