The COVID-19 pandemic has the utmost impact in India, as compared to other countries. Although we feel now that the nation is heading back to normal, yet it falsified us. Recently a mysterious disease has put 450 people in trouble and made them hospitalized in the southern part of India.
The people suffering from the unknown disease is experiencing epilepsy-like symptoms, which include seizures, unconsciousness, vomiting, CNN reports. The affected people tested negative for coronavirus and made the experts ponder about it. Added to it, their blood samples indicated the absence of other viral diseases like dengue fever, chikungunya.
Above all, the health officials smell a rat on investigating the victims and found all of them had a common water source. However, there was no evidence of water pathogens causing mysterious diseases. And still, they were looking for possible organisms like E.coli, which can cause vomition, but not seizures.
The AIIMS team moves to Elluru to add some points and perhaps to detect the possible causative organisms.
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Source: Science Alert