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Japanese Enchapalitis claims one in Kokrajhar

KOKRAJHAR: One person died in Kokrajhar due to Japanese Enchapalitis (JE) on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Rijendra Nath Brahma (72) of Patakata, Kokrajhar district.

Brahma was admitted to MRM hospital, Kokrajhar on Sunday. He breathed his last on Monday morning. Earlier, he was discharged from Apollo hospital Guwahati where he was treated for Japanese Enchapalitis. Brahma was a retired block education officer.

District surveillance officer,Kokrajhar, Dr Amol Mochary told the media that so far two persons have died due to Japanese Enchapalitis  related in the district. Nine patients with Japanese Enchapalitis positive are under treatment at hipsitals in the district and adjoining areas.He said that necessary measures are taking from the health department ato combat Japanese Enchapalitis cases.

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