Fear of epidemic is fuelling as the rainwater is receding from the flood-hit areas. Doctors prescribe doxycycline capsules as a preventive medicine for rat fever to people who have direct contact with contaminated water.
Even after providing capsules, many don’t consume it due to misconceptions. Dry skin is one of the reasons. People who step into water-logged places for rescue operations should consume this capsules compulsorily.
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