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Two more students of tribal hostel hospitalised

Two more students of Tribal Boys Hostel at Katara Hills were admitted to the JP Hospital on Sunday.

bhopal Updated: Sep 10, 2012 13:43 IST
HT Correspondent

Two more students of Tribal Boys Hostel at Katara Hills were admitted to the JP Hospital on Sunday.

Both the students are suffering from fever and anemia. Other ailing students of the hostel were being treated in the hostel itself. On the other hand, condition of the student who was admitted to the hospital on Saturday is now stable and he would be discharged on Monday.

Sixteen students of the Tribal Boys Hostel at Katara Hills were brought to the JP Hospital on Saturday evening after they fell ill.

Out of these students, Abhishek was admitted to the hospital and the rest were sent back to the hostel after a general check-up. All the children were suffering from fever, cough and cold.

Dr Manjula Agarwal, Dr Asha Dixit and Dr Yogendra Shrivastava visited the hostel on Sunday for the check-up of other students living in the hostel. Superintendent JP Hospital, Dr Veena Sinha said check-up of all the 84 children of the hostel was conducted. She said around 35 children were suffering from throat infection because of viral fever, while around 20 from fever and the remaining 10 students were suffering from throat infection. Besides, around 20 children were suffering from skin-related problems due to unhygienic conditions of the hostel, she added.

Officials of the tribal welfare department also visited the hostel on Sunday and met the doctors to know about the health of the students.

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