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Encephalistis deaths reported in Manipur
Correspondent/PTI IMPHAL, JUL 15 :
Published on 15 Jul. 2010 11:30 PM IST
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Manipur health department has made an all out effort to prevent spread of suspected Japanese encephalitis in the state with three persons reported dead with the disease, official sources said today. Sources said out of 27 blood samples, suspected to be the cases of acute encephalitis syndrome, which were sent to Regional Medical Research Centre at Dibrugarh in Assam, 24 cases were confirmed positive. Sources said three persons died of the suspected cases and an all out effort was being made to prevent spread of the diseases.In all the districts, work of spreading anti-mosquito spray was being sprayed, sources said appealing to the general public to take precaution not to allow themselves to bite by mosquitos.

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