18 deaths in 2 months in Malkangiri

Published: 20th October 2012 11:04 AM  |   Last Updated: 20th October 2012 11:04 AM   |  A+A-

Already reeling under the attack of dengue and cholera, death of 18 persons in Malkangiri district in a span of two months has shaken the Health department out of its slumber.

A Joint Director-ranked officer will head to Malkangiri on Saturday to probe the deaths. A team from MKCG Medical College and Hospital, Berhampur, is in a state of readiness to camp in Korukunda block where the deaths have taken place.

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