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Mystery illness in Eluru: Tests draw a blank, Andhra govt asks AIIMS, IICT to conduct long-term study

Indian Express | 19/12/2020 09:41 AM | Click to read full article

The Andhra Pradesh government has requested AIIMS-New Delhi and the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT) in Hyderabad to conduct a long-term study to determine the causes of the mystery illness in Eluru in West Godavari district.

One person died due to the illness while 550 people were hospitalised, however, the cases of unexplained convulsions and seizures, which started on December 5, stopped as abruptly as they started.