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Over 26 people fallen sick in Kamalpur Malaria outbreak
Over 26 people fallen sick in Kamalpur Malaria outbreak
PHOTO : Malariya affected Kamalpur subdivision seven villages. Patients admitted into Kamalpur BSM hospital. TIWN Tuesday photo by Biswajit Bhattacharjee, Kamalpur

Kamalpur, June 17 (TIWN): Over 26 people have fallen sick due to an outbreak of Malaria epidemic at Kamalpur sub-division, the duty doctor of BSM hospital- Dr Mamani Debbarma confirmed today.

After the Gandacherra and Langtarai valley subdivision under Dhalai district, now various places in the Kamalpur subdivision are affected by the huge Malaria epidemic. Among them, the highest numbers of the Malaria affected people are found in the Maliroy Roaja Para. The malaria symptoms have been found in 20-people bloods.

The other Malaria affected areas are; Mendi, Tuimpaktor, Shetrai, Panboa, Lambucherra, Kachu Cherra, Halahali and Surma village. The malaria affected patients of Salema, Nakashi Para and Mara Cherra were referred to the Kamalpur BSM hospital from.

After the preliminary test, the duty doctor of BSM hospital- Dr Debbarma informed that out of 40 admitted patients, malaria symptoms have been found in the bloods of 20 peoples in last two days. Later, more 18 people were admitted in the hospital, this morning. Among them the doctor found 6 more Malaria affected people.

On the other hand, the patient parties alleged that they are not getting any medicines except saline from the concern hospital. All the medicines they are purchases from the open market. After realising the matter, Dr Mamani Debbarma said that the stock medicines of the hospital are not working accordingly. For that the patient parties are bound to buy the medicines from the open market.

To serve the malaria affected people, the BSM hospital authority cancelled all the approved leaves of doctors, nurse and co-workers. 

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