Hepatitis A outbreak in Tangmarg

Baramulla: 25 people have tested positive for Hepatitis A in several villages of Tangmarg area of this north Kashmir district.
Authorities have rushed a team of doctors to the affected villages—Waripora, Barzulla, Pinjura and Chchilora—to take stock of the situation and advise people regarding necessary precautions.
“We have also distributed medicine and chlorine tablets among the people,” Dr Idrees, Block Medical Officer Tangmarg, told reporters on Thursday.