Ganderbal, June 13: Three cases of chicken pox have been detected in a Govt. girls school in Shallabugh area of Ganderbal district.
Parents said their children enrolled in Government Girls School Shallabugh complained of skin rashes and mumps. “After that we informed the health officials immediately. They visited the school and detected three girls with chicken pox,” said the parents.
CMO Ganderbal, Dr Mehmooda Kar said she sent a team of doctors to the school that examined thirty girl students and found three of them with chicken pox. She said the girls are being provided with necessary medication. She appealed the locals, especially the parents, not to panic.
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