Nearly 30 children in the Krishna district were admitted in various hospitals after falling ill, allegedly after being administered polio drops as part of the ongoing pulse polio drive on Wednesday.
According to reports, the 30 children hailing from Chevuripalem under Mudinepally mandal in Krishna district, fell ill after being administered the polio drops and were rushed to various hospitals in the Gudivada town by anxious parents.
The District Health Officer Shalini Devi stated that the health officials were collecting the details of the children who fell sick after taking polio drops.
She expressed disbelief over the possibility of any adverse reaction to the polio drops.
Dr. Shalini Devi suggested that the children might have fallen ill due to some other reason. The DHO stated that she would make a statement soon after getting complete details of the incident.