TNN | Apr 11, 2011, 12.48am IST
KANPUR: Doctors at Mawaiya village in Ramabai Nagar district are clueless about the mystery fever. A girl had died and have other persons have falled ill.
Doctors at the primary health centre in Maitha block have approached experts at the district hospital in Mati. A team of doctors visited the area and took stock of the situation.
Medical superintendent, Maitha block, VP Singh said that a team of doctors had visited Mawaiya village and found that unhygienic conditions are prevailing there. "All the cases are being suspected as fever due to mosquito bite. We have now sought help from the district malaria department," he said.
The health official admitted that so far a girl named as Himanshi, daughter of Yogesh Kumar Rathore had died of the mystery fever. Goldie (16), Shivam (7), Bansika (2), Radha (9) and Maya Devi (20) are undergoing treatment.
"We haven't been able to find out the exact cause of the fever. Since we do not have the facility for conducting tests. We have informed the senior health authorities," a doctor said.
Link to 2010 Uttar Pradesh threads:
Uttar Pradesh: Dengue, Typhoid, malaria, viral fever, polio, mumps - Post-monsoon disease reports 2010
HARDOI - Uttar Pradesh - Multiple deaths due to dengue and "strange" fever
Uttar Pradesh: Muzaffarnagar: Viral and dengue fever outbreak - toll 47
India - Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh: Hospitals overloaded with dengue and suspected dengue patients
Timeline for fatalities in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh Aug-Oct 2010
Chhatarpur: 2 die of fever, 200 affected - 100 miles SW of Kanpur, UP
Uttar Pradesh: 8 die of mysterious fever
Cholera, diarrhea, Influenza B, H1N1, dengue, malaria, chikungunya, Japanese encephalitis and other encephalitis, chickenpox, measles ... were all active in UP last year