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    Plantation worker tests positive for KFD in Karnataka

    The plantation worker had gone to work in Jogimakki in Koppa taluk and had developed fever and tiredness

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    A 27-year-old plantation worker has tested positive for Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD) at Halasoor near Balehonnur in the district.

    The plantation worker had gone to work in Jogimakki in Koppa taluk and had developed fever and tiredness. Later, he underwent treatment at a government hospital in Thirthahalli. The test report received on January 21 confirmed KFD. The youth has been discharged after treatment, said  District Surveillance Officer Dr H K Manjunath.

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