Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 07:54 PM IST
Panic gripped Mayanad area following the death of an 11-year-old boy and hospitalization of many others with similar symptoms. However, the health department said only six people were confirmed to have been infected so far and 26 others are suspected cases of the infection.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 10:28 PM IST
Shigella bacteria spread from one person to another person through various means — even after the infected person is cured of diarrhoea.