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After malaria, now Japanese Encephalitis outbreak alerts in Tripura
TIWN July 12, 2019
After malaria, now Japanese Encephalitis outbreak alerts in Tripura
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AGARTALA, July 12 (TIWN): Tripura could not yet overcome the dangers of malaria outbreak and Japanese Encephalitis outbreak which has hit Assam, concerns Tripura.

One person was found infected and Dept is taking samples from people of remote areas.  State Health department has started awareness campaign on Japanese Encephalitis (JE).

Health secretary Dr Debasish Basu said, “We have informed all the Chief Medical Officers of the districts to remain alert about the spread of Japanese Encephalitis after the disease affected some parts of neighbouring Assam. We have also directed our officials to create awareness about it”.

Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of North Tripura district, Dr Jagdish Nama said on June 15 one patient was found infected with Japanese Encephalitis at Damcherra area.

Over 50 people have died of Japanese Encephalitis in Assam since January this year.

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