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Medical teams dispatched to cyclone-affected districts

Seven medical teams were sent from Salem to three cyclone-affected districts on Thursday to provide necessary assistance in those districts.

According to health department officials, seven five-member medical teams were sent to Villupuram, Cuddalore and Kallakuruchi.

R. Selvakumar, Deputy Director of Health Services, said, “40 teams have been formed here to provide necessary assistance to cyclone-hit districts. 20 of them are medical teams including doctors and 20 teams have been formed to check water contamination, water chlorination and for disease containment measures.”

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