Diphtheria cases on the rise in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, May 12 (ANI): Serious bacterial infection of the nose and throat, called Diphtheria, is on the rise in the city of Hyderabad. The cases have increased in the month of April, according to doctors. “People come to us with enlargement of tonsils, upper respiratory infections and body pains”, said Hyderabad based Dr Shankar, Superintendent, Fever Hospital, Hyderabad. Dr Shankar advised residents of Hyderabad to increase water intake during summers. “Children are more prone to Diphtheria”, he added.

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