Scrub Typhus — India
Scrub typhus in Himachal Pradesh continues to be the disease that is claiming maximum lives in the state.
According to the data available with the department of health and family welfare, this year till 5 Oct 2019, the death toll in the state has been 12, while 9477 were tested, of which 1148 tested positive. Of these 1148, as many as 320 cases were reported from the Bilaspur district.
On Saturday [5 Oct 2019], 2 women tested positive for the disease out of a total 28 tested, while as