Odisha: Unknown Disease Grips Dhenkanal's Odapada

22 September 2019

Himansu Mohapatra

Dhenkanal: An unknown disease is spreading like an epidemic in Odapada block of the district from the past two months. The disease, which has gripped Rasasingha village of Odapada has affected more than 300 persons, reports said.

According to sources, the victims initially suffer from fever and then experience severe pain in the bones and joints. The affected people have also complained of discolouration of their face.

The people who are affected are unable to go for work which has resulted in a serious crisis in the area. At least three to four persons are getting affected by this disease on a daily basis, sources added.