Malaria, Jaundice Scare In Sirsa Village

by Medindia Content Team on  July 10, 2006 at 3:07 PM Tropical Disease News
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Malaria, Jaundice Scare In Sirsa Village
The sudden outbreak of malaria and jaundice at Pahihari village near here has caused a scare among villagers in the area, officials here said.
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The local Primary Health Centre (PHC) here today constituted a team to collect blood samples of patients and others vulnerable to the diseases, they said.

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At least one member of all families living in Bachnaram Nambardar Street is suffering from either malaria or jaundice, the officials said.

Bantaram, a malaria patient, said his wife Pammi and two children were suffering from either malaria or jaundice and all of them were getting treatment from a private clinic in Sirsa.

Other residents of the area, including Joginder, Happy, Parmjit and his three children, Lakshman, Ramkumar, Krishna, Sumitra and Hemraj, said they were suffering from the diseases.

Budhram, the doctor in charge of the PHC, said he had deputed an official to go from door to door to collect blood samples for the effective and timely treatment of the people.

Source:PTI News
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