Mysterious disease claims lives of 30 Manipuri children

Manipur Health Minister Pheiroijam Parijat today expressed concern over the deaths of 30 children due to a mysterious disease, and that he would send a medical team to examine the cause of the disease. The deaths occurred in Manipur's Churachandpur District. Health officials informed that most of the children who had died had complained of breathing problems prior to their deaths. A medical team of Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) has organized a camp at the Parbung Health Centre to monitor the health of the patients.