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The number of people falling sick due to a mysterious disease in Eluru, the city of Andhra Pradesh saw a rapid decline on Wednesday and experts could not identify what caused the outbreak.(AP)

Rapid decline in number of people falling sick to mysterious disease

Eluru | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Shivani Kale
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 09:26 PM IST
The number of people falling sick due to a mysterious disease in Eluru, the city of Andhra Pradesh saw a rapid decline on Wednesday and experts could not identify what caused the outbreak.
A patient being helped out of an ambulance at a government hospital in Eluru in Andhra Pradesh.(PTI)
A patient being helped out of an ambulance at a government hospital in Eluru in Andhra Pradesh.(PTI)

2 more persons hospitalised with symptoms of Eluru’s mysterious disease die

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2020 01:14 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh Health Minister Alla Kali Krishna Srinivas said that while the two men were admitted with symptoms of the mysterious disease, one died of Covid-19 and another of a heart stroke.
A woman showing symptoms of epilepsy being taken to a hospital in Eluru town of West Godavari district on December 6.(PTI)
A woman showing symptoms of epilepsy being taken to a hospital in Eluru town of West Godavari district on December 6.(PTI)

Mystery illness in Eluru: More test results awaited to confirm what caused metal poisoning

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 04:40 PM IST
AIIMS, Mangalgiri and Delhi, Hyderabad’s National Institute of Nutrition and Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology are conducting more tests to zero in on the cause of the poisoning.
As of Tuesday afternoon, as many as 505 cases were reported from different parts of Eluru. “Of them, 332 were discharged after being treated,” a hospital official said.(AP Photo)
As of Tuesday afternoon, as many as 505 cases were reported from different parts of Eluru. “Of them, 332 were discharged after being treated,” a hospital official said.(AP Photo)

Eluru: Traces of lead, nickel found in mystery disease patients

Hindustan Times, Eluru | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2020 07:37 AM IST
A preliminary study conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Mangalagiri, found that it had been caused by the ingestion of metals such as lead and nickel. AIIMs authorities submitted a preliminary report to this effect to the state medical and health department on Monday night.
A young patient is brought in a wheelchair to the district government hospital in Eluru. More than 500 have been hospitalized due to an unidentified illness in this town.(AP)
A young patient is brought in a wheelchair to the district government hospital in Eluru. More than 500 have been hospitalized due to an unidentified illness in this town.(AP)

Neurotoxins suspected to have triggered mysterious disease in AP’s Eluru

Hindustan Times, Eluru | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 12:22 AM IST
A preliminary study by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalagiri has found that the mysterious disease in Eluru was caused by heavy metals like lead and nickel.
Farmers arrive at Ghazipur border on a tractor to join protest against farm reform laws, in New Delhi, India, on Monday, December 7, 2020. (Photo by Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)
Farmers arrive at Ghazipur border on a tractor to join protest against farm reform laws, in New Delhi, India, on Monday, December 7, 2020. (Photo by Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)

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Chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy flew down to the town, the capital of West Godavari district, to visit patients admitted in the last 48 hours, according to hospital authorities.(PTI Photo)
Chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy flew down to the town, the capital of West Godavari district, to visit patients admitted in the last 48 hours, according to hospital authorities.(PTI Photo)

‘Mystery disease’ in Eluru: Central team to take stock

Hindustan Times, Eluru | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
PUBLISHED ON DEC 08, 2020 08:13 AM IST
Most patients who suffered from symptoms of mysterious disease were between 20 and 30, but around 65 children below 12 were also afflicted. Some of the patients were sent to Vijayawada and Guntur hospitals.
Patients and their attendants at the district government hospital in Eluru, Andhra Pradesh after hundreds have been hospitalized due to an unidentified illness.(AP)
Patients and their attendants at the district government hospital in Eluru, Andhra Pradesh after hundreds have been hospitalized due to an unidentified illness.(AP)

No clue yet about mysterious disease at Eluru in AP, patients flood hospital

Hindustan Times, Eluru | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2020 10:49 PM IST
The casualty ward of the government hospital at Eluru continued to be flooded with patients complaining of giddiness, seizures, convulsions and epilepsy
Health authorities could not yet establish the cause of the disease though blood tests and CT (brain) scans were performed. Cerebral Spinal Fluid tests also turned out to be normal.(REUTERS (Representative Image))
Health authorities could not yet establish the cause of the disease though blood tests and CT (brain) scans were performed. Cerebral Spinal Fluid tests also turned out to be normal.(REUTERS (Representative Image))

Central team to visit Andhra Pradesh to investigate unknown disease

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 07, 2020 07:31 PM IST
People afflicted with the mysterious disease suddenly fell unconscious after suffering from fits and nausea. It started in the One-Town area of Eluru and most of the victims were in the 20-30 age group while there were about 45 children below the age of 12 years.
A woman showing symptoms of epilepsy being taken to a hospital in Eluru town of Andhra Pradesh Sunday night.(PTI)
A woman showing symptoms of epilepsy being taken to a hospital in Eluru town of Andhra Pradesh Sunday night.(PTI)

28 more hospitalised in AP’s Eluru with symptoms of mysterious disease

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2020 02:23 PM IST
Hospital authorities said 345 patients have been admitted with symptoms of epilepsy, seizures, giddiness, vomiting and frothing at the mouth in the last two days.
Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy meets patients who fell ill in Eluru town of Godavari district on Monday.(PTI Photo)
Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy meets patients who fell ill in Eluru town of Godavari district on Monday.(PTI Photo)

Medical teams, tests: How govt is tackling Eluru mystery illness

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2020 03:09 PM IST
At least 345 people have complained of epilepsy, seizures, giddiness, vomiting and oozing of froth from the mouth in the last 48 hours, according to officials in Andhra Pradesh’s Eluru.
A patient is brought to a hospital on Sunday after hundreds took ill in Eluru town in Andhra Pradesh’s West Godavari district with complaints of giddiness and epilepsy.(ANI Photo)
A patient is brought to a hospital on Sunday after hundreds took ill in Eluru town in Andhra Pradesh’s West Godavari district with complaints of giddiness and epilepsy.(ANI Photo)

1 dead, hundreds take ill: What we know about Eluru mystery disease so far

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2020 08:42 AM IST
Patients who flocked to the Eluru government hospital complained of symptoms of seizures, vomiting, giddiness and severe headache, officials have said. The cause of the sickness is yet to be ascertained.
Majority of the people who suffered the sickness had recovered within a few minutes but at least seven persons were shifted to the Government General Hospital in Vijayawada on Sunday for better treatment.(ANI Photo)
Majority of the people who suffered the sickness had recovered within a few minutes but at least seven persons were shifted to the Government General Hospital in Vijayawada on Sunday for better treatment.(ANI Photo)

Andhra Pradesh: One dead, 290 taken ill in Eluru due to mysterious disease

Amaravati | By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 11:52 PM IST
Union minister of state for Home G Kishan Reddy spoke with AP Chief Secretary Nilam Sawhney over phone and enquired about the situation and said the Centre was ready to extend any possible help.
People belonging to various age groups have been admitted to hospital after they complained of nausea, dizziness, fainting — symptoms that are staying for 10 to 15 minutes. (Photo: ANI)
People belonging to various age groups have been admitted to hospital after they complained of nausea, dizziness, fainting — symptoms that are staying for 10 to 15 minutes. (Photo: ANI)

Mystery disease with people fainting strikes Eluru in Andhra Pradesh: What we know so far

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 06:49 PM IST
Examinations are on to find out whether water contamination led to the sporadic outbreak of this strange illness.
The TDP has renominated Maganti Venkateswara Rao from the Eluru Lok Sabha seat.(HT PHOTO)
The TDP has renominated Maganti Venkateswara Rao from the Eluru Lok Sabha seat.(HT PHOTO)

Lok Sabha election 2019: Regional powerhouses jockey for Eluru seat in Andhra Pradesh

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2019 10:19 AM IST
The TDP has renominated its sitting MP Maganti Venkateswara Rao from Eluru bu faces a tough challenge from the YSRCP and the Jana Sena Party.
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