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Bajura reports nine cases of scrub typhus in month

18 August 2023  

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BAJURA: The cases of scrub typhus have increased in the District Hospital Bajura amidst the monsoon season.

According to the hospital source, in the past one month, the hospital recorded nine cases of scrub typhus.

In addition to this, a case of malaria and two cases of dengue have been identified during the same period in the district of the Sudurpaschim Province.

Scrub typhus is a bacterial ailment caused by the Orientia tsutsigamushi and it is transmitted through mite bites.

The symptoms of the disease include fever, backache, loss of appetite, rash, nausea and vomiting and more, according to Hospital officiating office chief Dr Milan Joshi.

Publish Date : 18 August 2023 15:09 PM

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