14 Dead as Mysterious Illness Strikes Assam Villages

Guwahati: As many as 14 people died following a mysterious illness that struck several villages in the Goalpara district of Assam, reported The Assam Tribune.

Quoting sources, The Assam Tribune stated that the disease resembles the symptoms of jaundice and over 60 people are affected by this disease. The affected villages include No. 1 Borjhar-Nadiapara, Dwapara, Bamundanga, Tilapara, Mojaipara and Chotodamal.

The outbreak of this mysterious disease has panicked the locals among the people. Currently, six people are undergoing treatment and one patient has been sent to Guwahati for further treatment, The Assam Tribune report added.

A team from Assam health department visited the affected villages on Wednesday and collected samples of the patients.  On Thursday, top officials of the health department from Guwahati also visited these villages.

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