Monday, 12 September 2016

Scrub typhus cases on the rise in Chitwan

Posted by Anup Baral September 12, 2016 :
The treatment of 'Scrub Typhus' will be cost-free in government run hospitals of Chitwan after 200 treatment kits were made available for the Bharatpur Hospital by Epidemiology and Communicable Disease Control Division. "We have already provided the Bharatpur Hospital with the kit," Public Health Office, Chitwan's Information Official Narhari Sharma said, adding "the treatment will be cost-free in government hospitals." The district recorded the first instance of scrub typhus epidemic this year. "We have received the kit, we will treat the patients by charging fees on some of the services," the Hospital Chief Medical Superintendent, Dr Rudra Marasini said.

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