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New Delhi: Even because the COVID-19 pandemic wreaks havoc throughout the nation, one other disease has began to stalk the cities and villages of Bihar.

It was being anticipated that because the summer season warmth will increase, the COVID-19 virus will weaken. But with the rise in warmth, one other epidemic has began spreading in Bihar – regionally often known as chumki fever.


Another little one has died of chumki fever in Muzaffarpur, Bihar.

The Superintendent of SKMCH has confirmed the dying of the kid. This is the second dying in Muzaffarpur as a result of chumki fever. The little one was admitted for therapy just a few days in the past, however she succumbed right this moment.

Till date 14 kids in Muzaffarpur have suffered chumki fever, out of which eight kids have recovered after therapy and have been discharged. Four kids are nonetheless being handled.

The deceased woman has been recognized as 4-year-old Sukki Kumari, a resident of Ahiyapur space of ​​Muzaffarpur district.

Significantly, in Bihar final yr, greater than 150 kids died as a result of chumki fever, whereas greater than 800 kids had been hit by chumki fever.

In such a state of affairs, it’s a large problem for the state authorities to struggle the COVID-19 pandemic in addition to chumki fever.