Scrub Typhus Cases Rise to 263 in Sundargarh with 13 New cases Detected

Sundargarh: Thirteen new scrub typhus positive cases were detected in Sundargarh district during past 24 hours. With this, the total number of scrub typhus cases detected in Odisha’s Sundargarh district rose to 263.

The number of cases of this vector-borne disease seems to be on the decline in the Bargarh district. But it is continuing to spread in Sundargarh. Till now only one death due to scrub typhus has occurred in Sundargarh district.

Scrub typhus spreads through bites of infected chiggers (larval mites). The mites usually come in contact with humans in farmland, forests and village ponds.

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