Thursday Dec 2, 2021
Thursday Dec 2, 2021
Civil Bank

Scrub typhus infection increasing in Baitadi


Nepalnews
2021 Sep 15, 11:54, Baitadi
Map of Baitadi. Photo via Google Map

The risk of scrub typhus has increased after infection was found in people coming to the hospital in Baitadi.

Hospital's information officer Harish Panta said the number of scrub typhus patients has increased in the district this year although it was detected sporadically last year.

According to him, scrub typhus infection has been found in 22 persons since the start of the monsoon season from mid-July till date. The infection is found in patients coming from all the local levels of the district.

Moreover, Panta said it has been detected in more people coming from the Dasharath Chand Municipality and the Dogadakedar rural municipality.

However, mostly patients suffering from viral fever have been coming to the Hospital seeking treatment. Dr Basanta Raj Joshi, Chief of the District Hospital, shared that among the 100 patients coming to the hospital daily, 50 are found suffering from viral fever.  

READ ALSO:

Scrub typhus Baitadi infection viral fever hospital patients
Subishu
Nepal's First Online News Portal
Published by Nepalnews Pvt Ltd
Editor: Raju Silwal
Information Department Registration No. 1505 / 076-77

Contact

KMC-02, UttarDhoka,
Lazimpat, Nepal

Newsroom
+977–01–4445751 / 4445754

E-mail
info@nepalnews.com editor@nepalnews.com

Terms of Use Disclaimer
© NepalNews. 2021 All rights reserved. | Nepal's First News Portal