Jamshedpur : Several people are in the grip of diarrhea at Shiv Narayanpur village of Gamharia block. A fifty year old man Shankar Munda died of the disease. Within the past six days, the number of patients is increasing. Administration has taken steps to prevent the disease and several meetings with health authorities have been held. Later on the people from the Seraikela township also turned up with the same complaint.
After preliminary test, it has been confirmed that all these patients were suffering from diarrhoea,” said an official. He said that majority of the patients had turned up yesterday, where as only four patients turned up at the said hospital since this morning.
The health department functionaries are trying to find out through public announcement system as to if anyone else was suffering from the diarrhoea, and also taking measures spraying DDT at the places across the Seraikela.