A group of school students admitted to hospital due to fleas

Friday, 24 May 2019 - 16:04

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21 students of a school at Kotagala were hospitalized due to an allergy.

It is reported that the students had developed itching on their limbs and were then admitted to the Kotagala District Hospital.

Basic treatment had been provided for the symptoms and the doctors at the hospital had taken steps to inform the Kotagala Public Health Inspector about this.

The situation is not serious but it is suspected that a certain type of flea has been the cause of the itching.

The Kotagala Public Health Inspector’s office is carrying out further investigations.



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