Pesticide residue behind mystery illness in Eluru, confirms AIIMS
During a video conference with Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, experts of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and World Health Organisation (WHO), scientists of the IICT and NIN have confirmed the residue of pesticides is the reason for residents of Eluru to suffer from a mystery illness.
However, they were unable to say how pesticide residues have entered into the people’s bodies. The experts and scientists wanted more time to probe the exact reasons for mystery disease. Meanwhile, the CM directed the officials to test water, milk and vegetables in Eluru at regular intervals.