by Medindia Content Team on  June 6, 2006 at 8:15 PM Tropical Disease News
Malaria/Jaundice Claims 17 Lives In Arunachal
Suspected malaria with jaundice has claimed 17 lives in the last one month in Deomali and its surroundings in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh, district medical officer N Singh said today.

Singh told PTI that the preventive steps were taken on war footing to bring the situation under control.

Earlier on June four local legislator Wanki Lowang had claimed death of 20 people in 15 days and had sought assistance from the health directorate.

Source:PTI News

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