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Anthrax victims’ condition stable says KGH official

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

The condition of all the five anthrax affected persons of Pinapadu village of Chintapalli mandal in the Agency area of the district who were admitted to the KGH is stable said in-charge Superintendent A.Krishna Murty today.

V.Chittibabu (23), G.Appa Rao (60), S.Sanyasi Rao (50), S.Venkateswara Rao (25) Pangi Lakshmi (30) had consumed stale meat of a cow. They subsequently developed ulcers and lesions and were initially admitted to the Primary Health Centre at Lothugadda.

After treatment for four days at the PHC, they were shifted to the KGH on Sunday and were found to have been affected by cutaneous anthrax which can be cured with drugs, said Dr.Krishna Murty.