Skin disease outbreak at Khag,Tangmarg
SCORES INFECTED; HEALTH AUTHORITIES DISPATCH TEAMS
Budgam, Feb 14: Scores of people have been infected by an unknown skin disease in many villages of Khag and Tangmarg areas of Central Kashmir’s Budgam and Baramulla districts respectively.
According to reports, few days back during a medical camp organised by army’s 35 Rashtriya Rifles and Border Area Development Programme (BADP) Mobile Medical Team at Hamchipora Khag, some cases of skin disease were treated by the doctors. “The patients complained of severe rashes and itching on the skin and in few days hundreds of similar cases surfaced in the adjoining Gogaldara area which falls in Tangmarg area of Baramulla district. This skin disease has now spread over to few more villages of Khag and Tangmarg areas,” reports said...