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Dengue epidemic grips 15 BRO jawans in Samba
Jammu & Kashmir

Dengue epidemic grips 15 BRO jawans in Samba

Agency News

Jammu, Sep 2 : At least 15 jawans of Border Road Organisation (BRO) were tested positive of Dengue in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said here on Monday.

The sources said that last week, one jawan was hospitalised after he was tested positive of epidemic, adding, "more jawan were later admitted on being tested positive and presently, 15 BRO men are undergoing the treatment."

"16 jawans visited the hospital out of which 14 were tested Dengue positive and two were having viral fever," said a senior doctor.

"One jawan is also being treated at Army hospital," they said adding that conditions of all of them is stable and they will be discharged in the next couple of days.

Earlier in Kathua district, five cases of Dengue were tested positive.

The government however, has geared up and taking all measures to control the epidemic.(UNI)