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Over 500 people affected by unknown fever

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posted on Nov, 21 2009 @ 11:20 PM

Over 500 people affected by unknown fever

Over 500 people in several villages of Shampur area in Howrah district were affected by an unknown fever for the past four days, official sources said today.
Though none of the affected persons died or were hospitalised, their blood samples were sent to the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) in Kolkata to ascertain the nature of the disease, the sources said. (PTI)
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posted on Nov, 21 2009 @ 11:20 PM
Its not just one case but many. All these in the area of Kolkata, India.

Other respected news sites report over 500 affected. This thing is spreading and spreading fast!

Winter has just hit the area.

Hearing on TV that quite a few have died but could not find links to post.

We have to wait to see how this develops... (visit the link for the full news article)

posted on Nov, 22 2009 @ 12:35 AM
Disco Fever - It's contagious!

posted on Nov, 22 2009 @ 02:15 AM
I don't know if it's because I am just paying more attention lately, but it seems that there have been more 'unknown' epidemics lately. I monitor RSOE and I have been reading several reports from various parts of the world.

posted on Nov, 22 2009 @ 02:32 AM
These symptoms are a match for the flu (fever, vomiting and swelling of the joints) but also match certain instances of chemical poisoning.

I pulled 84 results matching the primary set of symptoms reported:

1. Acinic cell carcinoma
2. Acute Bokhoror
3. Acute VE
4. Acute Viliuisk Encephalitis
5. Acute Viliuisk Encephalomyelitis
6. Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis
7. Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis
8. American mountain fever
9. Anthrax
10. Antihypertensive drug allergy
11. Apricot seed poisoning
12. Arbovirosis
13. Barbiturate abuse
14. Bernard syndrome
15. Bird cherry seed poisoning
16. Bitter almond seed poisoning
17. Campylobacter food poisoning
18. Chemical poisoning
19. Cherry laurel seed poisoning
20. Cherry seed poisoning
21. Chokecherry seed poisoning
22. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
23. Ciguatera poisoning
24. Coconut crab poisoning
25. Colorado tick encephalitis
26. Crohn's disease
27. Dengue fever
28. Dermatomyositis
29. Dracunculiasis
30. Drug Allergies
31. Ehrlichiosis
32. Erysipelas
33. Flavivirus Infections
34. Flu
35. Food poisoning
36. Giardia
37. Gonorrhea
38. Henoch-Schönlein purpura
39. Hepatitis
40. Hyperimmunoglobinemia D with recurrent fever
41. Kawasaki disease
42. Leukemia
43. Local anaesthetic allergy
44. Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis
45. Measles
46. Melioidosis
47. Metal fume fever
48. Mixed connective tissue disease
49. Morphine allergy
50. Mountain fever
51. Mountain tick fever
52. Mumps
53. Novacaine drug allergy
54. Peach seed poisoning
55. Penicillin allergy
56. Phenytoin - Teratogenic Agent
57. Polio
58. Polyarteritis nodosa
59. Rat-bite fever
60. Reiter’s syndrome
61. Relapsing fever
62. Rhabditida Infections
63. Rocky Mountain spotted fever
64. Salmonella food poisoning
65. Sea snake poisoning
66. Secernentea Infections
67. Sickle Cell Anemia
68. Spirochetes disease
69. Streptococcal Infections
70. Sulfa antibiotics allergy
71. T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia
72. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, acquired
73. Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, congenital
74. Tick-borne diseases
75. Trichinosis
76. Tularemia
77. Typhoid fever
78. Vasculitis hypersensitivity
79. Viral Hepatitis
80. Viremia
81. Weber-Christian disease
82. Weil's syndrome
83. Wild cherry seed poisoning
84. Xanthine oxydase deficiency

All of the root cause illnesses listed carry other major symptoms, however except for two - flu and chemical poisoning.

In this case I'm more suspicious of some kind of poison introduced through the air or water. Any major industrial activity located in that area?

[edit on 22-11-2009 by ecoparity]

posted on Nov, 22 2009 @ 02:43 AM
Interesting, I found there are 6 Industrial Parks in the area with the predominant industry being foundries.

1 W.B.I.I.D.C. Growth Birshibpur, Uluberia
2 Balitikuri Industrial Howrah Centre, Estate,
3 Bauria Industrial Estate, Bauria, Uluberia, Howrah.
4 Howrah Maidan Industrial Cum- Commercial Complex
5 Jalan Industrial Complex, Jungalpur, Domjur, Howrah
6 Jalan Industrial Park, Jaladhulagori, Sankrail, Howrah

All the sick recovered and did not have any of the further progression type symptoms of the swine flu, I'm more and more convinced they were exposed to something, probably from one of the metal working plants via airborne toxin or irritant of some kind.

The test results from the NICD should be back soon, hopefully.

posted on Nov, 22 2009 @ 02:54 AM
2009 - the year when a cocktail of unknown deceases hit the planet and the media told everybody it was the swine flu.

[edit on 22-11-2009 by Copernicus]

posted on Nov, 22 2009 @ 04:49 AM
your forgetting one thing on that list
Roundworm Infections
-larvae in stool
-abdominal pain

just in case.

posted on Nov, 23 2009 @ 01:38 AM

Originally posted by Agent_USA_Supporter
your forgetting one thing on that list
Roundworm Infections
-larvae in stool
-abdominal pain

just in case.

"Joint swelling" is missing from the major symptoms. All the patients had the three major symptoms. They might have had other, minor ones but the article didn't say.

I looked for root cause illnesses which had all three major symptoms and no added major symptoms. They had to have all three and no others. Minor symptoms weren't part of the equation.

It's just an educated guess regardless. The test results should be interesting if they publish them. Follow up seems to be an issue with the press these days. (Unfortunately)

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