High concentration of evaporations in housesmight be connected with sleeping dropsy in two villages in Akmola region- Health Ministry

Date: 10:34, 11-05-2014.

Astana. May 11. KazTAG - High concentration of evaporations in the houses might have caused sleeping dropsy in Kalachi and Krasnogorskiy villages in Akmola region, reports the Ministry of Health Care.

"On the base of results a working group made a preliminary conclusion about possible connection of symptoms origin with high concentrations of evaporations which are accumulated in the heating season in basements or weakly ventilated premises. The conclusion is based on the analysis made in the houses of the patients," reads the message.

All the materials have been transferred to interdepartmental commission under the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources.

"Work of the national nuclear center of the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources is underway," said the press-service.

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