Health Ministry to send five-member expert team to assist Rajasthan Government in the Jamdoli incident


The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Shri J P Nadda has directed for a special five-member expert team to be sent to assist the Rajasthan State government to investigate into the causes of water and food contamination that are reported to have resulted in the death of 12 specially-abled persons in the State-run home of the State Government at Jamdoli in Rajasthan.

The five-member team will include a senior paediatrician, epidemiologist and microbiologist and will reach Jaipur today. The team shall investigate into the causes that led to the incident and also suggest public health measures to prevent such incidents in the future.

Shri J P Nadda stated that he has spoken to the State Health Minister who has informed that necessary measures to prevent such incidents in the future have been taken. The Union Health Minister assured him of all support. A detailed report in the incident is expected shortly, he added.

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