December 8, 2021

Eluru Mystery Illness: Mercury Found in Rice, CM Jagan Mohan Reddy Seeks Counsel Of Medical Experts – Mysterious disease Eluru: Mercury found in rice


News Desk, Amar Ujala, Amravati
Updated Sat, 12 Dec 2020 03:13 PM IST

More than 600 people have suffered in Eluru so far
– Photo: ANI

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So far one person has died and more than 600 people have fallen ill due to the mysterious disease Eluru reported in Andhra Pradesh. At the same time, various groups of experts have found several abnormalities in the food of the victims in the analysis conducted on the food of those suffering from this disease.

In view of these reports, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy held a video conference with medical experts in Amravati on Friday. Two people who became ill due to Eluru were admitted to the hospital on 10 December, of which one died and the condition of one remains critical.

However, the number of people exposed to this mysterious disease in the state is declining every day. Only four cases were reported on Friday, thus increasing the number of patients caught in Eluru to 613.

13 of these patients are currently undergoing treatment, while the rest have been discharged from the hospital after treatment. However, it is not yet clear what the reason is, due to which this strange disease has been revealed. The state government has said that it is currently awaiting a detailed report in this regard.

What do the reports say about this disease?

  • AIIMS and the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology found lead and nickel in the blood samples of the victims, but they did not find anything in the water.
  • The National Institute of Nutrition found pesticide and herbicide residues in vegetables and traces of mercury (mercury) in rice. Organophosphorus residues were also found in the blood, but said that it should be studied how they have been able to enter humans.
  • A study of ambient air quality and water conducted by the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board showed that water does not have the presence of heavy metals.
  • The Institute of Preventive Medicine found no heavy metals in milk in its analysis.
  • While preliminary findings have ruled out water contamination, the CM asked experts to test samples of drinking water.
  • Experts are also investigating whether excessive use of chlorine and bleaching powder in Kovid-19 hygiene programs has led to toxicity.
So far one person has died and more than 600 people have fallen ill due to the mysterious disease Eluru reported in Andhra Pradesh. At the same time, various groups of experts have found several abnormalities in the food of the victims in the analysis conducted on the food of the people suffering from this disease.

In view of these reports, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy held a video conference with medical experts in Amravati on Friday. Two people who became ill due to Eluru were admitted to the hospital on 10 December, of which one died and the condition of one remains critical. However, the number of people exposed to this mysterious disease in the state is declining every day. Only four cases were reported on Friday, thus increasing the number of patients caught in Eluru to 613.

13 of these patients are currently undergoing treatment, while the rest have been discharged from the hospital after treatment. However, it is not yet clear what the reason is, due to which this strange disease has been revealed. The state government has said that it is currently awaiting a detailed report in this regard.

What do the reports say about this disease?

  • AIIMS and the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology found lead and nickel in the blood samples of the victims, but they did not find anything in the water.
  • The National Institute of Nutrition found pesticide and herbicide residues in vegetables and traces of mercury (mercury) in rice. Organophosphorus residues were also found in the blood, but said that it should be studied how they have been able to enter humans.
  • A study of ambient air quality and water conducted by the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board showed that water does not have the presence of heavy metals.
  • The Institute of Preventive Medicine found no heavy metals in milk in its analysis.
  • While preliminary findings have ruled out water contamination, the CM asked experts to test samples of drinking water.
  • Experts are also investigating whether excessive use of chlorine and bleaching powder in Kovid-19 hygiene programs has led to toxicity.


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