Itanagar: A team of scientists from the Regional Medical Research Centre at Dibrugarh in neighbouring Assam is visiting East Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh to conduct detailed investigation into the outbreak of dengue at Pasighat and its adjoining areas.The team will reach Pasighat tomorrow, state epidemiologist L Jampa said here today. Another team from the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme and National Center for Disease Control is also visiting the state soon to investigate the outbreak of the disease, Jampa said."The team of expert (entomological) would conduct study on vectors collected from Pasighat by the entomological team at Kimin Zonal Malaria Headquarter," he said.Four patients tested positive for dengue virus and 40 for `Scrub Typhus` out of 118 blood sample collected from Pasighat recently.
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