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Gastroenteritis in city


Various parts of the city have reported increased cases of people affected with Gastroenteritis.

Areas like Ganeshpur, Peeranwadi, Uchagon have been badly affected.

Yesterday about 85 people were admitted with Gastro from Ganeshpur.


People have been advised to drink only boiled and cooled water.

Gastroenteritis (also known as gastric flu, although unrelated to influenza) is inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract, involving both the stomach and the small intestine and resulting in acute diarrhea. It can be transferred by contact with contaminated food and water. The inflammation is caused most often by an infection from certain viruses or less often by bacteria, their toxins, parasites, or an adverse reaction to something in the diet or medication.


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