Scrub Typhus: What is the mysterious disease spreading in UP, know everything about the symptoms and treatment. 1 News Track English

Scrub Typhus: A mysterious disease has created a ruckus in Uttar Pradesh and Assam. So far 45 children have died due to this disease in UP, while in Assam about 29 cases of this disease have been registered. At the same time, when the samples of patients were examined, the disease was confirmed as scrub typhus.

The Health Department has become alert after the entry of Scrub Typhus among Corona. But after all, you have information about what is scrub typhus, what are its symptoms, how it spreads, what is its treatment. If not, then let us tell you.

What is Scrub Typhus

Scrub typhus is also called bush typhus. It is a serious disease caused by bacteria called Orientia Tsutsugamushi. People fall prey to this disease after being bitten by larval mites. This disease is very dangerous, because if it is not treated on time, then the life of the infected can also be lost.

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Scrub Typhus Symptoms)

high fever

dry throat



body pain

muscle pain

skin rash

mild itching in the body

sudden drop in platelet count

Scrub Typhus Treatment

If scrub typhus is not treated on time, it can take the form of a serious disease. Patients are at risk of organ damage, bleeding problems and even coma. In such a situation, it is necessary that this disease should be treated on time. Certain types of antibiotics are usually given in this disease. The dosage of antibiotics is decided according to the severity of the disease.

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