Kolkata, Oct 8: Fever outbreak grips Siliguri in West Bengal and several cases of dengue are also reported. Due to the fever, over 250 people are admitted in Siliguri District Hospital, reported ANI. Ashok Bhattacharya, Mayor of the Siliguri Municipal Corporation asked a team of experts to immediately visit Siliguri to examine the cause of this mysterious fever.

Bhattacharya stated that the outbreak of his fever is from last two months along with some cases of Dengue. He said that it is affecting most of the households in the corporation area and claimed several lives too.

He told Oneindia, “It is high time that a specialist team be brought in from the Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine. The team needs to probe the cause for this mysterious fever along with the line of treatment”.

Gautam Deb, West Bengal Tourism Minister said he will talk to the Secretary, Health Department, and Government of West Bengal about this fever outbreak. The matter will be brought to the notice of the Chief Minister so that an expert team can be brought to Siliguri, he added further.