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Steps taken to prevent outbreak of epidemic in rain-hit areas

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

Steps have been taken to prevent possible outbreak of any epidemic in rain-hit areas in Kanyakumari district, Health minister C Vijayabhaskar said today.

Health department officials are monitoring the situation in rain-affected areas of Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli and Tuticorin, Vijayabhaskar told reporters here.

Rescue and relief works are being undertaken on a war-footing in these areas, he added.

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First Published: Sat, December 02 2017. 17:50 IST