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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Kashmir : Viral infection outbreaks in Handwara village

Via Greater Kashmir :

"Nearly 100 persons, mostly children and women, have fallen ill due to the outbreak of Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (URTI) at Yamlar Zachaldara village in this frontier district, officials said on Monday.

The outbreak of the highly contagious viral disease- has triggered panic in the village.

“Many patients with complaints of pneumonia, acute sneezing, fever and Asthama were admitted in Sub district Hospital Zachaldara,” officials said. “Several teams of doctors visited the affected villages."

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