October 19, 2017

Dengue outbreak in Rakhine under control

Mobile medical team provides treatment to the patients in Beya Village in Pauktaw Township.

A mobile medical team from the Western Command has provided treatment to patients at the dengue fever outbreak area in Pauktaw Township, Rakhine State.
The team arrived at the Beya Village and carried out medical test on the suspected patients, confirming that 14 were infected with dengue fever while 48 with ordinary fever.The team has carried out preventive measures to control the mosquito-borne disease in the village. During the trip, the team also gave medical care to other villagers. The team got the information on the illness on April 11 and about 120 patients were suspected of being infected with the dengue fever in April. From 9 to 10 May, the medical team toured around nearby villages providing medical care to villagers and assisting those patients who need to be taken to hospital.

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