More deaths from scrub typhus in Himachal Pradesh, India

Another death from scrub typhus brings the total death toll to 28 in Himachal Pradesh during the last 2 months. This illness is transmitted by the bites of infected mite larva. Travellers can reduce the risk of exposure to scrub typhus by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mite larva bites.

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