Many teams of experts from the country’s leading scientific institutions are working to find out the exact cause of the disease in Eluru city of Andhra Pradesh.
Organochlorine pesticides are chlorinated hydrocarbons used in agriculture and mosquito control. Compounds include DDT, which is widely used in anti-mosquito fogging.
“Mostly yes, but we’re waiting for a laboratory report (for mation),” a top official from the Department of Medicine and Health told PTI on Monday, when asked about organochlorine as a disease-inducing agent.
BJP MP GVL Narasimha Rao, after talking to New Delhi’s AIMS experts, suspected that poisonous organochlorine substances were more likely to cause erectile dysfunction.
As water pollution has been ruled out as the cause of the disease and other tests are common, medical teams are now focusing on other chemical agents, which can lead to outbreaks.
A team of experts from the National Institute of Nutrition and Indian Institute of Chemical Technology in Hyderabad reached Eluru on Monday and collected various samples for analysis.
Sources from the Medical and Health Department said samples of water and milk were sent to the Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology in Hyderabad for analysis of heavy metal components.
With all the incoming patients becoming negative for the coronavirus, the authorities let out a sigh of relief.
At the request of the state government, a team of experts from the World Health Organization in New Delhi and another team prepared by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry will arrive in Eluru on an “emergency visit” on Tuesday. A study and study can determine the cause of erious disease.
A team of Indian Medical Research Board is also expected.
Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy visited the Government General Hospital here and spoke to the victims and promised all help.
Addressing a high-level review meeting, he said the authorities should be fully vigilant and ready to handle any situation.
A team of doctors from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences of Marshagieri visited the hospital and collected blood samples for complete blood tests from patients.
So far, 263 people have been discharged from the hospital after treatment and 171 have been admitted to the hospital.
According to official figures, 17 more patients have been sent to hospitals in Vijayawada and Guntur for better treatment.
The disease, which first appeared in the One-Town area of the city of Eluru, has now spread to neighboring rural areas of Eluru and Dendaluar, although the number of affected is very low.
Early, people suffering from fits and nausea were suddenly unconscious.
According to GGH doctors, 3-5 minutes of epilepsy, a few minutes of memory loss, anxiety, vomiting, headaches and back pain.
The 45-year-old Sridhar lost his life.
According to a report by West Godavari District Collector R Muthiyalaraju, the exact cause of the disease is yet to be ascertained by blood tests and CT scans.
35 Cell count of cerebral spinal fluid samples was also common, but a culture report is yet to come.
Meanwhile, TDP general secretary and MLC Nara Lokesh wrote a letter to Union Health Minister Harshvardhan urging the Center to intervene immediately and monitor the ‘health crisis’ in Eluru.
He wanted the city to declare a health emergency, alleging that the state government was slow to respond.