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  • India Anthrax 2019

    OR/ERN/2019/23/0599 Odisha Sundargarh Anthrax 01 00 04
    -06-19 07-06-19 UnderControl
    Cases reported from Village Tetrabahal, SC
    Dullarpur, GP Andalijambahal, and CHC/Block
    Kuarmunda. District RRT investigated the
    outbreak. Infection spread after handling & taken
    dead goat meat. House to house search continuing,
    IEC activities, Group meeting done, Contact Doses
    Given.

    OR/ERN/2019/23/0628 Odisha Koraput Anthrax 08 00 10
    -05
    -19 Under
    Control
    Cases reported from Village Anlajodi, GP/SC Chipakhur.
    Block Boipariguda. District RRT investigated the outbreak. 7
    no. Of samples collected, result awaited. Patients Treated with
    Doxycycline, Ciprofloxacin. Povidone Iodine ointment. All
    cases treated symptomatically. Health education given.
    https://idsp.nic.in/WriteReadData/l8...1563359501.pdf


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    The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

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    OR/KPT/2019/26/0774 Odisha Koraput
    Suspected
    Anthrax 07 00 17-06-19 Under Control
    Cases reported from Village Tikarapada CHC/Block
    Lamtaput. District RRT investigated the outbreak. House to
    house survey done. All the cases handled dead cattle and
    consumed the meat of the dead cattle. Out of 6 smears
    collected; 2 smears showed growth of bacillus anthrax like
    organisms on Gram staining. All cases treated
    symptomatically. Disinfection of drains and cattle sheds done
    in the affected area. IEC done regarding safe food, safe
    drinking water, personal hygiene, avoiding consumption &
    handling of carcasses and safe disposal of carcasses
    https://idsp.nic.in/WriteReadData/l8...1564989114.pdf

    AP/VKP/2019/27/0798
    Andhra
    Pradesh Visakhapatnam Anthrax 02 00 27-06-19 Under
    Surveillance
    Cases reported from Village Madagada, Dumbriguda Mandal.
    District RRT investigated the outbreak. Cases had history of
    consumption of row meat. 2 smear samples from lesions were
    collected and tested at AMC Virology lab, 1 sample found
    positive for Anthrax, 2nd result awaited. House to house
    survey done. Animal husbandry department alerted for
    necessary action. All cases treated. Health education given.
    https://idsp.nic.in/WriteReadData/l8...1564989155.pdf
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    The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

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    • #3
      Week 30 IDSP report: https://idsp.nic.in/WriteReadData/l8...1568706218.pdf

      OR/KPT/2019/30/0931 Odisha Koraput Anthrax 13 cases 00 19-07-19 25-07-19
      No new
      cases
      reported
      Cases reported from Village Rupuguda,
      CHC/Block Boipariguda. District RRT
      investigated the outbreak. House to house survey
      done. All cases consumed meat of a dead goat. 6
      swabs were collected and sent to DPHL & MCVR;
      5 swabs were positive for Anthrax bacillus by RT
      PCR. All cases treated symptomatically. Health
      education given.
      Twitter: @RonanKelly13
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      • #4
        Week 45: https://idsp.nic.in/WriteReadData/l8...1578632023.pdf

        OR/KPT/2019/45/1474 Odisha Koraput Anthrax
        05 cases 00 07-11-19 13-11-19 Under Control
        Cases reported from Village S. Dandabada, CHC
        Dasmantpur, SC/GP Chanadada. District RRT
        investigated the outbreak. House to house survey
        done. Two cattle deaths were reported from the
        village in the past 15 days. A total of 08
        individuals were in contact with the cattle, 05 of
        whom are suspected to have developed cutaneous
        anthrax. A single slide swab & scrap sample
        collected and gram positive organism resembling
        B anthrax seen. All cases were treated
        symptomatically. Veterinary Dept collected some
        soil samples and vaccinated cattle. Contact
        treatment given to all households. Health
        education given on procedure for burial of cattle.
        Twitter: @RonanKelly13
        The views expressed are mine alone and do not represent the views of my employer or any other person or organization.

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