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Table 3 Trend of scrub typhus cases and deaths in Nepal, 2015–2017

From: An outbreak investigation of scrub typhus in Nepal: confirmation of local transmission

Year No. of districts No. of cases
(%)
No. of deaths (%) Case fatality rate, %
2015 25 141 (11.4) 8 (32.0) 5.7
2016 47 831 (67.1) 14 (56.0) 1.7
2017 30 267 (21.5) 3 (12.0) 1.1
Cumulative, 2015–2017 52 1239 (100) 25 (100) 2.0
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