Steps have been taken to prevent the disease Japanese encephalitis which has so far taken toll of 53 lives with the deaths of two more kids on Saturday, 15th October, while under going treatment at the district headquarter hospital at Malakangiri.
Two more children died of Japanese Encephalitis while undergoing treatment in the district head quarter hospital in Odisha's Malkangiri district on Wednesday. With this, 48 tribal children have died so far in the district because of the disease.
Three more children died of Japanese Encephalitis while undergoing the treatment in the district headquarter hospital in Malakangiri district. With this, the official death toll figure has touched the mark of 30 , while the unofficial figure is around 50. All the victims belong to tribal community.