Kalikot flu kills 5, over 100 infected
Jan 20, 2018-Five people have died and more than 100 people have been taken ill due to flu at Khadachakra Municipality-3 and 4 in Kalikot district in the last two weeks.
The District Health Office (DHO) said five people, including three children, died after they were struck down by of flu. According to Dhan Singh Kami, the ward chairman of Khadachakra-4, viral fever has taken the lives of three children all under the age of one in two weeks. At Khadachakra-3, flu has led to the deaths of Bude Pandey and Mahananda Pandey. The DHO Chief Dr Kaushal Ali said medical teams have been deployed to the flu-hit areas, including Pachaljharana, Palata, Sannitribeni, Naraharinath and Tilgufa.
Published: 20-01-2018 08:08