Ten children die of measles in Bihar

Last Updated: Saturday, March 24, 2012 - 11:21

Patna: At least 10 children died in a village in Bihar`s Madhubani district due to a disease commonly referred as `khasra` or measles, an official said on Saturday.
Patna: At least 10 children died in a village in Bihar`s Madhubani district due to a disease commonly referred as `khasra` or measles, an official said on Saturday.
The district administration has assured villagers to rush a team of doctor to inquire cause of the disease and provide treatment, an official said.

"The authorities have sounded a high alert to check the spread of the disease," the official added.

The children reported high fever followed by bouts of unconsciousness and convulsion.

IANS



First Published: Saturday, March 24, 2012 - 11:21

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