Scrub Typhus — India
After the dengue virus, bacterial scrub typhus disease, seen in Nagpur for the 1st time, is taking its toll on residents of the city and surrounding areas. Around 90 cases have been reported so far, out of which 15 people have died over the [past] week and another 15 are battling for their lives.
According to the medical college and hospital, over 60 affected people are admitted there, out of which 15 are on ventilators and battling for their lives. The patient who died on Friday evening [8