When it seemed that he raised his head after a terrible second wave of Coronavirus, the state of Uttar Pradesh, in northern India, lives another devastating epidemic that is priming with the little ones. Since a week, hundreds of children have wake up with high fever and soaked with sweat, with body aches, dehydration and nausea, reports the BBC.
This "mysterious fever", as the local media has been baptized, could be derived from a dengue epidemic, according to the doctors of some of the affected areas. Many of the patients entered a very low level of platelets, a typical symptom of the serious forms of this disease transmitted by mosquitoes.
"Patients, especially children, are dying very quickly," confirms Neasta Kulshrestha, health responsible for one of the affected districts, to the BBC. However, it is still not clear if the feverish epidemic that ASOLA North India has been caused by Dengue.Updated Date: 05 September 2021, 02:47