Outbreak of a new disease - "Scrubs Typhus"

Outbreak of a new disease, "Scrub typhus" has been increasing in Nepal . Headaches , 104 degrees fever, small pimple like wounds appearing around the neck are some of the symptoms of this disease. This disease had been detected last year in Nepal and now it has infected different district, says the Epidemiology and Infectious Disease Control Department chief, Dr. Guna Niddhi Sharma. He also says that, if the infection is detected early, it is easier to treat and has advised all the health care departments of the five development regions about the operational guidelines to treat and control this disease.

Source: EKantipur
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