Mysterious disease in Bangladesh killed nine children

Vastavam web: At least nine children from an ethnic minority community have died of a mysterious disease in Bangladesh with doctors struggling to diagnose the cause of the deaths.Forty-six others were being treated at a specialized hospital in southeastern Bangladesh.”The children, aged between two and 10 years, belonged to the Tripura tribe… they were suffering from the disease with symptoms of watery diarrhoea, vomiting and respiratory complications,” chief government doctor of Chittagong Azizur Rahman Siddique said.The disease appeared to be infectious one but so far was concentrated in one village, he said.Officials of Sitakunda sub-district, where the disease broke out, said all the children belonged to the Tripura community. Four of them died today.