BALESWAR, Sept. 12 -- While an unknown fever gripped several parts of the district, as many as 37 students of an Ashram school were admitted in the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) on Tuesday and were undergoing treatments of fever.

These students are of the Nidhipada Primary School under Bardhanpur gram panchayat and studying in Classes between I and V. A medical team from the DHH visited the affected school, said sources.

Sources said on Monday while 5-6 students of the school availed treatment for fever, others made similar complaints.

After receiving complaints, ambulances from the DHH were pressed into service to ferry the ailing students to hospital. FM MCH Principal Sudhir Ghosh said the students were suffering from viral feve...