Encephalitis claims four
Nepalgunj, August 11:
Four encephalitis patients, who were among 19 people, who visited Bheri Zonal Hospital this year for treatment, have died, the hospital said.
“Out of 19 encephalitis patients, who visited the hospital, four died,” BZH medical superintendent Dr Shyam Sundar Yadav said.
Sabitri Soni of Nepalgunj-7, Shiv Narayan Chaudhari of Baijapur-6, Sakir Bagwan of Kamdi-6 and Aftab Alam of Nepalgunj-1died of the disease, Arjun Upreti at the statistics section of BZH said.The hospital said three encephalitis patients were undergoing treatment. Thirty-one encephalitis patients had visited Nepalgunj-based Medical College hospital and five patients had visited Kohalpur Medical College Hospital in mid-April.