The nine-member committee will be headed by the Chief Secretary with the Health Commissioner acting as a member convenor.
Experts recommed long-term study of samples to prevent recurrence of such incidents
They also said pesticides could be the reason for the presence of organochlorine and it might have entered the human body in the process of food cycle.
Medical teams to continue to visit houses of patients everyday
The mystery illness, the origin of it is yet to be ascertained, has left vegetable vendors of Eluru in dire straits.
Deputy Chief Minister says final report expected by Wednesday; 603 out of 611 persons hospitalised till now recover
Till Saturday, 603 out of the 612 persons who were sickened by a ‘mystery illness’ in the West Godavari headquarters, have recovered.
At least now the Corporation should conduct a special drive to shift these animals from residential localities to outskirts of the city,” said S Dhanunjeyudu, a resident of Tangellamudi.
No recurring cases, no need to worry, assures Health Minister
Reports from various Central institutions about actual cause of the illness likely today, says Dy CM
Full-fledged reports of tests from various Central research institutions pertaining to the actual cause of the unknown illness, are expected by Friday evening.
Teams from WHO, NIN, CCMB enquire about health condition of patients and chlorination in Eluru water bodies
Eluru mystery illness impact: Krishna admin to convene meeting on water supply, pollution in Vijayawada
Machilipatnam revenue division officer NSK Khajavali and other officials were present at the meeting.
Some experts also suspected that bleaching powder and chlorine used for sanitation as part of the measures to prevent Covid-19 spread might be another cause of illness.
Underscoring the need to boost the confidence of the patients/people, the TDP chief felt that the fear of what would happen next should be removed.