Koraput: No fresh cases of antharx were reported from Kadambo and Dongadhar villages under Boipariguda block in Koraput district on Tuesday.
Two persons are down with suspected anthrax at Kadambo village and we have collected their blood samples for laboratory tests, said public health extension officer (Boipariguda) Smita Patnaik.
On April 8, two persons of Kadambo village had died of suspected anthrax. They are a 45-year-old woman and her 12- year-old daughter of Dongadhar village under Chipakur panchayat.
Sources said the villagers had consumed the meat of a dead goat few days back in the two villages and it could be the reason for the outbreak of the disease.