Ten children die of measles in Bihar

At least 10 children died in a village in Bihar`s Madhubani district due to a disease commonly referred as `khasra` or measles.

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