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Six Mumbai Women Die Of Hepatitis E Infection From Roadside Bhelpuri

Mumbai, Jul 5 : Six pregnant women reportedly died and many other fell ill because of Hepatitis E after consuming Chinese bhel puri in Mumbai.After the shocking deaths of pregnant women and high number of

PTI [ Updated: July 05, 2011 13:44 IST ]
six mumbai women die of hepatitis e infection from roadside
six mumbai women die of hepatitis e infection from roadside bhelpuri

Mumbai, Jul 5 : Six pregnant women reportedly died and many other fell ill because of Hepatitis E after consuming Chinese bhel puri in Mumbai.


After the shocking deaths of pregnant women and high number of patients suffering from Hepatitis E infection, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation swung into action and has formed a health committee which will examine  eatables sold by the roadside vendors.

According to the doctors Chinese bhel puri is making people fall ill as it contains harmful sour sauce and some powder.

Looking at the increasing number of patients suffering from Hepatitis E infection BMC has advised people to avoid eating all kind of outside and roadside food during the rainy season.

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