Disease with similar symptoms of hepatitis detected in Darchula

DARCHULA: A disease identical to hepatitis has been detected at Malikarjun Rural Municipality-3 of Darchula district.

Acting In-charge of District Health Office, Surendra Prasad Bhatta shared that five persons from the same place were detected with symptoms similar to hepatitis at the same time.

Identical symptoms were seen in all five patients reaching the health facility for treatment. The symptoms included yellowish eyes, fever and vomiting.

A team of doctors is being mobilised to the place for an on-site inspection and study about the disease, Bhatta informed.

Hepatitis is a communicable disease transferred through virus. It has direct effects on human lever and is mostly visible in the rainy season.