Ten children die of measles in Bihar



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