Unknown disease claims lives of four

CCPUR, 25th Sep : An unknown disease struck Henchungpunjee village in Pherzawl district claiming lives of four including three children. As per a reliable source, the deceased were Ludya Lalsangzo (13) d/o Lal Tharlien who died on September 10; Elizabeth (13) d/o Lalrothlang (Sept 14); Michael Lalrochan (7 months old) son of John who died on September 17 and Fatia Begum (21) daughter of Jabir Hussain, who died on September 23. Panicked over the situation, a medical team left for the village on Wednesday while local MLA Dr Chaltonlien Amo and MDC concerned are monitoring the situation. It is learnt that a team of New Life Trust is on the way to PHC Sibapukhrikhal (Ankhasuo) village to collect medicines. The Trust has been manning many PHSCs and PHCs of the area and staff of the NGO are utilised to provide healthcare service to people living in Pherzawl.

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