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Udupi : Health officials’ team from Bengaluru arrives for study on KFD

Udupi : Health officials’ team from Bengaluru arrives for study on KFD

Mangalore Today News Network

Udupi, Feb 08, 2019:  A  team of health officials from Bengaluru led by retired Chief Secretary of Health Department Madan Gopal has arrived in the district for a study on  the Kyasanoor Forest Disease or Monkey Fever following the incidences of death of several monkeys in the district. The team also  visited the places where the KFD virus was detected in the dead monkeys.



The team members visited Hosangady and Siddapur where maximum monkeys were found dead. They also gathered details on the measures taken to check the disease.

Meanwhile 950 bottles of DMP oil  of 55 ml each have been supplied to  the Kundapur Taluk Medical Officer’s office for distribution.

A mobile health check-up unit  has also been launched to create awareness, conduct medical check-up and provide medicines to the needy.

The vehicle  was flagged off by  Babu Shetty, President of the Standing Committee on Health and Education of Byndoor.

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Shubha rao, puttur Fri, February-8-2019, 12:47
Precautions are better than cure.
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