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Outbreak of Smallpox in Barachatti
Gaya, 14 April. There is news that hundreds of people are struck by fear due the dreadful outbreak of Smallpox in the village of Amukhapa in the Barachatti block of the district. Ramdev Prasad, the Organiser of the Peoples Committee of the Dobhi block asserting this claim asked for speedy provision of medical aid by the District Administration and Civil Surgeon.
Ramdev Prasad, the Organiser of the Peoples Committee of the Dobhi block issued a bulletin in which he said that for the last fortnight in Amukhupa village in the Cataluka Panchayat the outbreak of small pox had spread. Smallpox was also visible in villages surrounding the area. Due to the outbreak of Smallpox hundreds of people were struck by fear but the health department had so far taken no notice of it. Mr Prasad asked for the provision of appropriate medical care to stop the Smallpox from the local officials and District Administration and Civil Surgeon.

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