• search

NICD team investigates unknown disease in Manipur

Written by: Staff
|

Imphal, Aug 23 (UNI) An expert team from National Institute of Communicable Diseases, Delhi, came to Manipur's Bishnupur district for investigating an ''unknown disease'' at Bishenpur municipal area.

Several people had died and others are suffering from the disease, reports said.

Officials said the five-member expert team from NICD was led by Dr Avdesh Kumar, Joint Director, NICD, Delhi.

The joint team made the survey at Bishenpur municipal area for three days and also the adjoining areas and villages.

The team had also studied the case history of the patients admitted at Imphal Hospital and also of those patients who expired at Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, (RIMS), Lamphel.

Altogether 16 patients of similar cases were examined and 12 blood samples collected from the Bishenpur Municipal area for laboratory test and confirmation of the cases.

Rat traps were put in different areas in the Municipal Area and Samples (fleas and mites) from the rats were collected for laboratory examination.

The final report of the survey and investigation is awaited, officials said.

UNI NS BA MSJ HS1259

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more