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Following Jaundice Outbreak, Shimla Bans Sale of Open-Air Eatables

by Dr. Trupti Shirole on  January 20, 2016 at 8:21 PM Indian Health News   - G J E 4
There has been a sudden spurt in jaundice cases and waterborne diseases in some parts of Shimla in the past few days. Following the outbreak of jaundice, the state administration has put a ban on sale of eatables in open as a precautionary measure.
 Following Jaundice Outbreak, Shimla Bans Sale of Open-Air Eatables
Following Jaundice Outbreak, Shimla Bans Sale of Open-Air Eatables
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Meanwhile, the state opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged a protest against the state government for the outbreak of the disease.

‘Following the outbreak of jaundice in some parts of Shimla, the state administration has put a ban on sale of eatables in open as a precautionary measure.’
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Party's MLA from Shimla, Suresh Bhardwaj alleged that state government and Shimla Municipal Corporation (SMC) failed to tackle the outbreak of the disease.

The health department has divided the affected area in six sectors. Several jaundice cases have also been reported from parts of Solan.

Source: ANI
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