Until August 20th, at least 22 Scrub typhus cases were diagnosed among patients with fever who visited the out-patient department of Sukraraj Tropical and Infectious Disease Hospital as well as among those referred there from various hospitals of Kathmandu. Many patients who were positive for Scrub typhus had no history of travel beyond Kathmandu city.
CHITWAN, Nov 17: A 35-year-old woman of Bharatpur Sub-Metropolitan City-22 in Chitwan district died of scrub typhus during treatment at the Narayani Community Hospital in Chitwan district during the last week of the Nepali month Kartik.
RATNANAGAR (Chitwan), Sept 9: The treatment of 'Scrub Typhus' will be cost-free in government run hospitals of Chitwan after 200 treatment kits were made available for the Bharatpur Hospital by Epidemiology and Communicable Disease Control Division.
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Three people including two children have died and 91 others have been infected from scrub typhus that has been spreading in various districts across the country since the last four months.
KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD) of the Department of Health Services (DoHS) said that it has deployed doctors to control scrub typhus that is spreading in several districts.