BAITADI: A girl from Baitadi has died of scrub typhus. Puja Joshi, 14, of Dogadakedar Rural municipality-3 of the district died on the way to Kohalpur Medical College for treatment on Wednesday.
The girl, who was infected with scrub typhus, was rushed to Sarathi Hospital in Dhangadhi from Baitadi via Dadeldhura Hospital on Tuesday. Her father-in-law Shankar Datt Bhatta said that the girl died in Chisapani on Wednesday while being taken to Kohalpur after being referred from there.
The father of the deceased Puja is living abroad for employment. His mother and grandfather had taken him to Dhangadhi for treatment.