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Around 200 villagers fall sick in Myagdi due to unidentified disease

MYAGDI: Around 200 people at Neta of Arman VDC-7 in Myagdi district were affected in the last four days due to the outbreak of an unidentified disease.

The disease affected majority of the family members in around 50 houses in Neta, said Harka Bahadur Chhantyal, a local resident. The villagers would get their body shake, reel, suffer from fever, and finally fall unconscious, he added.

Elderly people and children have been mostly affected by the disease. The villagers have been panic-stricken as they suffered from the disease in turn having the similar symptoms among them, said Chhantyal, who is also the teacher of local Mangala Higher Secondary School.

The District Public Health Office have urged the local health post to examine and distribute the medicine in the effective manner after the unidentified disease took severe form in the village, said District Public Health Officer Dr Jhalak Gautam Sharma.

Meanwhile, the Arman Health Post organised a health camp at Bharati Primary School, Arman, to examine and distribute the medicine to the villagers affected by the disease. RSS

Published Date: Friday, May 11th, 2012 | 10:12 PM

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