India: Mystery illness kills one and leaves 200 in hospital in Andhra Pradesh

At least one person has died and 200 others are in hospital in India due to a mystery illness.

The first cases were detected on Saturday evening in the ancient city of Eluru, in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

Patients are suffering from symptoms ranging from nausea and anxiety to seizures, convulsions and loss of consciousness, doctors said, but they have tested negative for COVID-19.

A 45-year-old man who was in hospital with symptoms similar to epilepsy and nausea died on Sunday evening, the Press Trust of India news agency reported.

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Source: Sky News