Water borne diseases continue pouring in many hospitals of the state


By:Mohan Lal Verma

With receding monsoon rainfall the water borne diseases are continuously pouring in the hospitals of the state. Until now about five cases of Dengue and 350 cases of Scruph Typus have already been registered taking life of about sixteen people in the state.

Senior Medical Superintendent of IGMC said that one patient of Dengue registered at IGMC and other at Zonal Hospital Khnari at Rampur. Three cases of Dengue were recorded at Zonal Hospital Hamirpur however most of the victims were migrant labors. However in all the cases the patients are recovering as they are being cured for deadly pathogens.

The hill state is worst affected than Delhi as more than 350 cases of Scruph Typhus Fever have been registered in the state taking toll of sixteen people and most of them are women. Every year as many as 450 to 500 cases of Scruph Typhus pour from rural areas and the state health department is now launching a drive in the entire state to avert frequent deaths due to Scruph Typhus as every year more than 35 people are being killed by this deadly disease but however it is curable in the early stage.

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