Mystery ailment hits Rohingya camp

HYDERABAD: The Rohingya who are living in the camps at Balapur were suffering from mild to severe fever.

Tests for dengue, chikungunya and other diseases have conducted on Thursday to identify the cause of the infection and to control its spread.

Besides fever, some have developed rashes and joint pains. Blood samples have collected and sent to Central Diagnostic Laboratory.

It is not yet confirmed whether all patients are suffering from same ailments.

The government had organized a health camps but still the situation has not improved. The Ranga Reddy DMHO said, few people tested positive for typhoid.

The refugees live in the area where sanitation conditions are poor.