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Three die of viral fever in Shahjahanpur, UP

PTI Last Updated at 10 Aug 2018, 19:08 IST India

Shahjahanpur, Aug 10 (PTI) Three people, including a child, have died of a mysterious viral fever in a village here, officials said today.

Chief medical officer Dr RP Rawat said, "Some people in Bhatpura village have been affected by a viral fever. In the last 24 hours, three people have lost their lives."

The deceased have been identified as Priyanka (15), Anikesh (3) and Sumanlata (65), he said.

Rawat added that a team of Health department officials was sent to the village to identify more patients suffering from the same type of fever.

"So far blood samples of 18 people have been collected, and the administration is keeping a close watch on the situation," the CMO said.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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