News Desk, Amar Ujala, Eluru
Updated Wed, 09 Dec 2020 02:16 PM IST
Mysterious disease in Andhra Pradesh, more than 500 people sick
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The disease has caused panic in Eluru, Andhra Pradesh. There is also the news of the death of a patient from this disease. Medical reports of these patients have found that those who have come in the grip of the disease, have been found lead and exudate in their blood test.
So far more than 510 people have been infected with this disease. However, it is a matter of relief that 430 patients have recovered and gone home after treating it. State Health Minister AK Krishna Srinivas has appealed people not to panic in this situation. He further said that the number of patients suffering from this disease is decreasing, today less than 40 patients have appeared. He further said that we are trying to find out the causes of this disease. So far, an initial report by AIIMS Delhi has found lead and nickel in some blood samples.
Apart from this, a scientist from the National Institute of Nutrition Hyderabad says that the presence of heavy metals like lead and nickel in the blood sample indicates neurological problem. The institute says that efforts are being made to prevent it.