Chandrababu writes to YS Jagan, demands to announce health emergency in Eluru
Former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh and TDP national president Chandrababu Naidu demanded that the government declare a state of emergency in the Eluru area in the wake of hundreds of people falling ill for mysterious disease.
Former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh and TDP national president Chandrababu Naidu demanded that the government declare a state of emergency in the Eluru area in the wake of hundreds of people falling ill for mysterious disease. To this end, he wrote a letter to Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy. He noted that there are fears among the public about the changing symptoms in patients on a daily basis. He urged the government to dispel fears of what will happen tomorrow. "People are alarmed by reports of lead and nickel in drinking water; the current situation is having a serious impact on the health of pregnant women, children and the elderly," Naidu asserted. It was suggested that electronic health cards be issued to everyone in Eluru.
Chandrababu urged the government to closely monitor every patient on a long-term basis and provide the best possible treatment to the victims with medical professionals. Chandrababu criticized the government for not coming up with the idea of setting up a health line. He demanded the government to immediately set up a special control room for the victims and urged to take immediate relief measures. Every victim should be provided with health insurance and life insurance. Meanwhile, 583 people have been admitted to hospitals so far due to illness.
Meanwhile, the medical experts who went to Eluru explained that blood, urine and other samples were taken from the victims along with water, vegetables and food items for testing. The preliminary report will be submitted to the government by Friday, the authorities said. Meanwhile, 583 people have been admitted to hospitals due to illness so far. Of these, 470 were discharged and twenty patients were shifted to Vijayawada and Guntur hospitals for better treatment. The doctors preliminarily concluded that the nickel and lead in the samples taken from the patients.