Medical team probes mysterious disease

KAIMUANTHANG MANGTE
CCPUR, 26th Sep: Tipaimukh MLA Dr Chaltonlien Amo has said that the medical team sent to Henchungpunjee village reached the interior village in Pherzawl district and has started investigation to ascertain cause of death of three children and a youth due to an unknown disease.
The team led by MO Dineshwari Devi also include lab technicians, pharmacist and nurses, Chaltonlien Amo informed media persons, while clarifying that the so called mysterious disease is not of epidemic type and that the actual cause could only be ascertained when the medical team submits its report.
Meanwhile, CMO Pherzawl Dr Phirthanglian Buhril informed that death of two of the victims during the month of August had been investigated but no proper cause could be established. However, the death of one 7 months child on September 17 was due to fever and the 21 years old youth who died on September 23 was due to jaundice.
Dr Buhril also said that death of three children and one youth was not due to same reasons or sicknesses while ruling out any epidemic or outbreak of some diseases.


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