201 Scrub typhus cases detected in two months

- Rastriya Samachar Samiti, CHITWAN

Sep 27, 2017-

As many as 201 people have been detected with Scrub Typhus in Chitwan in the past two months. According to the District Public Health Office (DPHO), among 817 people tested for the isease, the results of 201 people came positive. 

A DPHO official shared that the tests were conducted between 16 July and 24 September by various health facilities in the district, including Bharatpur Hospital, Chitwan medical College, Narayani Samudayik Hospital and Manakamana Hospital. Two patients died in the period. Besides Scrub Typhus, 11 dengue and 394 H1N1 influenza cases were also detected in Chitwan in the past two months. 

Published: 27-09-2017 08:06

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